Manhunt for Gunman Suspected in Northeast Bar Shooting


POSTED: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 7:50am

UPDATED: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 8:01am

EL PASO - Police are investigating an overnight shooting outside a northeast El Paso bar.

According to investigators, someone shot a 37-year-old man in the back parking lot of the Players Billiard Parlor and Nightclub at 4024 Dyer St. 

The shooting happened at about 1:20 a.m. Thursday.

Police said the victim was shot in the right inner thigh.  He was taken to University Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. 

There was a car parked at the gas station across the street with the windows blown out.  Investigators taped off the parking lot to investigate how the car was involved. 

Police are looking for a suspect who fled after the shooting.  Emergency scanners described him as a black male driving a maroon sedan, possibly a Dodge Charger, with 20 or 22 inch chrome rims.   

If you have any information, call police.

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