El Paso man shot outside East El Paso bar not expected to survive, family says

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — 34-year-old Carlos Vargas III was shot and is on life support at an El Paso hospital, his family told KTSM on Friday.

The shooting happened in the 1600 block of Zaragoza near Vista Del Sol Drive Friday morning.

The call came out at 2:21 a.m. According to El Paso Police, a 34-year-old man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say they found the man with a gunshot wound upon arrival.

Vargas’s family told KTSM he will likely be taken off of life support.

El Paso Police’s Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating the crime. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 915-832-4400.

This is a developing story, stay with KTSM for the latest.

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