11-Year-Old Boy Dies After Stabbing in Hobbs, New Mexico
On Sunday, July 10th, an 11-year-old boy was killed and a 49-year-old woman was critically injured in a stabbing in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Lea County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 3900 block of North Del Paso Street at around 12:50 a.m. At the scene, deputies found 11-year-old Bruce Johnson, Jr. and 49-year-old Mary Johnson with several stab wounds.
KAMC News reports that the young boy was taken to Covenant Health Hospital in Hobbs where he later died. Mrs. Johnson was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with critical injuries. Her current condition is unknown.
So far, the details surrounding the case have yet to be revealed. No arrests have been made as of the publication of this article. Those with information are asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division at 575-396-3611.