Las Cruces – Las Cruces Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting that resulted in a 20-year-old man being transported to an El Paso hospital.
Detectives learned that the incident occurred at around 2 a.m. near the Bradley's gas station at 1260 El Paseo Road. A physical confrontation between the victim and two other men apparently escalated into at least one gunshot being fired.
The victim remained conscious and was transported to a local hospital. He was subsequently airlifted to University Medical Center of El Paso. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
LCPD detectives are continuing their investigation and following several leads at this time. Anyone with information relevant to this case is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to LCTIPS (528477).
No additional information is available at this time.