Fight leads to Hobbs teen’s death

DeAndre Gonzales mug shot in Hobbs Teen's Death

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – A fight in Hobbs led to the death of a teenager.

Officers responded to the area of Selman and Byers just before 11:30 Thursday night after reports of a fight in progress.

Daniel Garcia, 16, had been shot during the altercation.

He was airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock where he died.

Deandre Gonzales, 18, was arrested on an open count of murder.

And a 17-year-old was also arrested. 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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