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 and East Alameda.

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