Suspect identified in deadly Hobbs shooting

Bishop Henderson, 19. (Photo: Hobbs Police Department)

HOBBS, N.M. (KOSA) -- UPDATE: A suspect has now been charged in connection with the shooting.

Bishop Henderson, 19, has been charged with aggravated battery, a 3rd-degree felony.

Police say that additional charges are possible as their investigation continues.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.
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The Hobbs Police Department is actively investigating a scene on the 1700 block of E. Bond Street after seven people were shot.

At around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, police were called out to the area in reference to a loud party call with shots fired.

Police state in a media release that Khalil Carter, 18, of Hobbs; Kristal Avena, 24, of Hobbs, and Lamar Lee Kane Jr., 22, of Washington, D.C., sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.

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.

Major was treated and released from LRMC.

Windham, Hills and Stansell, were ultimately flown to Lubbock area hospitals where they are being treated for their injuries.

We have a reporter heading to the scene now and will update you on CBS7 News and CBS7.com as we learn more.