2 men in custody following Central El Paso SWAT standoff


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — UPDATE: Two men are in custody following a SWAT standoff in a Central El Paso home.

Police say Victor Lorenzo Alvarado, 41, surrendered himself at about 2 p.m. after a crisis management team talked him out.

Alvarado was wanted for a warrant on aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The name of the other man taken into custody was not released. Officials say he was also wanted on a warrant from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional charges are pending for Alvarado.


El Paso Police say they’re responding to reports of a person firing a gun inside a Central El Paso home.

The call came out just after 11 a.m. in the 700 block of E. California at Ochoa Street in near El Paso High School. The person is now barricaded inside the residence and EPPD’s SWAT team is responding to the home.

Expect heavy police presence and street closures in the neighborhood.

This is a developing situation. KTSM will update this story as additional information becomes available.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KTSM Video Center

KTSM 9 News interview with Governor Greg Abbott

Local man survives house explosion

City of El Paso hires legal counsel to help collect Trump campaign's outstanding debt

Toys for the Orphans

Air ambulances deployed to El Paso

1K doses of antibody treatment arrives in El Paso

More El Paso News
Advertise with KTSM 9 Link

More crime

More Crime