Sheriff's Office Captures Suspect Wanted for Firing a BB Gun at Deputies


POSTED: Monday, July 25, 2011 - 4:36pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 11:52am

EL PASO - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has captured a suspect wanted for firing a bb gun at deputies. 

Alex Silva, 22, was featured in Manhunt Monday earlier this month.  Deputies say he was allegedly firing his bb gun at several houses in the 8600 block of Essex near Westway.  When deputies arrived, they say Silva fired shots at them.

No one was hurt, but Silva was wanted for aggravated assault on a public servant.

Over the Fourth of July weekend, deputies say Silva was a passenger in a car they stopped, but he jumped out of the car and ran.

Silva was arrested early Sunday morning after he was spotted trying to enter a night club in Union Plaza in Downtown El Paso. He is the Sheriff's Office 84th Manhunt Monday Capture.


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The heart of the wise man goes in the right direction; but the heart of a foolish man in the wrong.
And when the foolish man is walking in the way, he has no sense and lets everyone see that he is foolish.
Ecclesiastes 10:2

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