Suspects in Hobbs stabbing on the loose

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – Police in Hobbs are looking for two men wanted in connection with a double stabbing that left one man dead.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Armando Espinoza, 22, and Michael Rodriguez, 25.

They’re accused of stabbing 17-year-old Oscar Mediano and 18-year-old Omar Cruz during a fight at a home on the 1200 block of north San Mateo last week.

Mediano was killed. Police don’t believe Mediano knew his attackers. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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