El Paso Police respond to airport incident


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – UPDATE: El Paso Police determined the person, who was located far from airport, did not have a gun and was not a threat to anyone.

ORIGINAL: The El Paso Police Department detained a person with a gun near the airport.

Police searched for the person after an unconfirmed report was made that a shotgun was seen near the El Paso International Airport.

Police sent out the following alert: “Unconfirmed sighting reported at the Airport of a subject armed with a shotgun. Officers checking the Airport and surrounding areas at this time. Responding officers have just located the Subject in a vehicle away from the airport and he is now in custody. Resuming regular activity at the airport.”

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