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An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting of an Artesia man early this month in a RV park off of U.S. 285.

Marcelino M. Medina, 23, of Artesia, was arrested Tuesday for his involvement in the incident. Medina was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm, third- and fourth-degree felonies respectively.

He is being held without bond at the Eddy County Detention Center.

ECSO deputies were dispatched on the morning of Oct. 6 to the R&P RV Park and Laundry, 7348 Roswell Highway, Space 15, in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, they found Christopher Madron suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Madron was transported from the scene by EMS and later air-lifted. He has since been discharged.

Witnesses reported seeing a red SUV entering the park jus tprior to the shooting, and surveillance cameras showed the vehicle leaving the park at a high rate of speed immediately after.

The ECSO is continuing to investigate the incident, and anyone with potential information is asked to contact Det. Jared Rostro or Lt. Matt Hutchinson at 575-887-7551.