LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- A 20-year-old man was very seriously wounded Saturday morning in a shooting near a Las Cruces apartment complex.
Police responding to a report of shots fired said they found the shooting victim in the 1500 block of East Missouri about 6 a.m.
The man had suffered at least one gunshot wound, police said.
He was initially taken to a Las Cruces hospital and then flown a short time later to El Paso for medical treatment of life-threatening injuries.
There was no immediate word of any arrests; investigators said they were trying to determine what led up to the shooting.