Man dead, another injured after January fight outside Northeast El Paso bar


A man is dead and another was injured following a fight outside a Northeast El Paso bar in January. Now, police need your help finding those responsible.

According to a news release, the incident happened during the overnight hours of January 13 at the TKO Bar located at 10108 McCombs.

Investigators say a fight broke out in the bar’s parking lot, which resulted in a 29-year-old man getting hit in the head with a hatchet. He was not seriously injured.

The other victim, Armando Martinez, 78, was yelling at the men involved in the fight before the suspects entered a red pick-up truck and reportedly drove the truck towards him.

Martinez then fell to the ground and suffered serious head injuries. He died on Tuesday.

Detectives are now investigating the incident as a homicide. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at

You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward. 

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