Police Looking For Suspects Involved in Shooting
POSTED: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 6:07am
UPDATED: Friday, September 16, 2011 - 3:55pm
EL PASO - Police are investigating a shooting that happened in West El Paso Thursday night.
It happened about 9 p.m. at a house in the 800 block of Centennial near Redd Rd. and Thorn. According to police, a man in his 20'swas shot. Paramedics rushed the victim to University Medical Center.
Samantha Mills, the victim's neighbor, heard everything from inside her home.
"I was in my room and the window was open and I heard tires screeching...and I heard pops and I thought it was tires popping" said Mills.
Mills said police and paramedics responded immediately, "Within minutes the ambulance was in and out of the house carrying someone on a gurney, and they left really quickly" she said.
There's no word on the victim's condition.
Mills said she is shocked that this could happen in her neighborhood, "This is a big shock to a neighborhood like this. This is generally a quiet neighborhood. People have come by and said there were break-ins but we've never experienced anything like this."
Police have not made any arrests.