HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – According to the Hobbs News-Sun Facebook page, a carrier for the newspaper was shot early Tuesday morning while delivering papers. The shooting happened in the area of North Marland Blvd and East Alameda Street.

The carrier was taken to the hospital and was expected to be okay, according to the Hobbs News-Sun. They said the shooting appears to be random. Hobbs police said no one was in custody and they were still investigating the incident.