Daughter dies after Valencia County triple shooting

Posted at: 09/09/2013 9:08 AM | Updated at: 09/09/2013 1:42 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com


A father, wife and daughter were found with gunshot wounds to the head early Saturday.

JARALES, N.M. -- The 24-year-old woman shot in Valencia County along with her father and mother has died.

Deputies are still searching for the person responsible after the family was discovered with gunshot wounds to the head in their Jarales home early Saturday.

Investigators said the 911 call came from inside the house before 4 a.m. Officers did not find signs of forced entry at the scene.

Wesley Hobbs, 54, died Saturday morning from his injuries. According to Valencia County Sheriff Louis Berkhard, Hobbs' daughter, Amanda, has also passed away.

Patricia Hobbs was treated and released from the hospital.

Police said they have not ruled anything out of their investigation, but Sheriff Burkhard said none of the victims' gunshot wounds appear to be self-inflicted. No suspects have been identified at this time.

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