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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.

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Well AwesomeA maybe you need to inform yourself just so you're aware the officers who work on the freeway and pull speeders over are assinged to a traffic section that's what they do aside from handling traffic would you know if they are over worked or not... you're probably the one sitting in your cozy livingroom.. thinking you know it all

Send that guy that got shot to jail after he gets treated, thats is what he gets for doing drug transactions...

We have the right to bear arms people, get the required certifications and don't allow yourself to become a victim.

All big cities have crime, but El Paso "takes the cake". Not a day passes but that there is not a fatal car accident(the good are killed on site and the drunk walks away),or shootings,stabbings,an arson case,a bank robbery,burglary, child abuse, etc.etc. Something is seriously wrong. We have an excellent police force from what we ourselves have experienced, but they are overworked, understaffed,underpaid. The powers that be need to set some priorities such as taking care of the taxpayer first.

El Paso is friendlier than a box of puppies. Trust me I know. I've lived in Dallas, Houston, and Southern California. A typical El Paso cat-scratch stabbing or gun shot to the knee can not compare to the brutal home invasions, capital murder robberies and rapes of the cities I've just mentioned. Police of El Paso have it made in the shade.

You have got to be joking. From what experience are you speaking from? From your cozy livingroom watching sensational news stories that are exaggerating truth for ratings? Gimme a break, nationally we are ranked as top 3 safest cities of its size. Another thing: if our cops are so "overworked" how do they have the time or manpower to sit on the side of the freeway pulling over speeders, or setting up checkpoints to fine El Paso taxpayers? Inform yourself.

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