El Paso Man Charged with Attempted Murder

El Paso Man Charged with Attempted Murder
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POSTED: Monday, August 9, 2010 - 11:44am

UPDATED: Monday, August 9, 2010 - 2:53pm

EL PASO – Police have arrested a man following a shooting in East El Paso Sunday morning.

Investigators say 24-year-old Javare Freeman shot a 22-year-old man during a fight on the 1100 block of Catalina just before 3:00 a.m.

Police say Freeman used the victim's own gun to shoot him after punching him in face and knocking him to the ground. The two men fought for control of the gun before Freeman allegedly shot the victim in the back.

Police say Freeman was tackled by witnesses who took the gun away from him. The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for the gunshot wound.

Freeman is charged with attempted murder.
 

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