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Shooting with victims in Hobbs, New Mexico

Three people died and four others aged 20-23 were injured in a shooting at a house party in Hobbs, New Mexico, about 250 miles east of Las Cruces, Sunday morning.

Police found the victims after responding to a report of a loud house party on the 1700 block of East Bond Street . The deceased have been identified as Khalil Carter, 18, of Hobbs; Kristal Avena, 24, of Hobbs, and Lamar Lee Kane Jr., 22, of Washington, D.C. Two of the victims, Lamar Lee-Kane, Jr. and Rontrell Hills are listed on the men’s basketball roster for University of the Southwest.The others wounded, Michael Major, 21, of Florida; Turon Windham, 20, of Chicago, IL; Rontrell Hills, 23, of Louisiana; and Jasmine Stansell, 20, of Amarillo, TX; were transported to Lea Regional Medical Center. At least one person has been released from the hospital.

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Initially it was said the shooter possibly was injured or killed in the dispute but now Hobbs police has a suspect in custody. 19-year-old Bishop Henderson is charged with aggravated battery. The shooting is under investigation and there was no immediate information available.

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