Shooting reported across from NMSU campus

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A shooting was reported across from the New Mexico State University campus at Casa Bandera Apartments on Wednesday afternoon.

The Las Cruces Police Department said one man was shot and transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

New Mexico State University sent an alert about 3:20 p.m. warning of an active shooter at 855 East University Ave. However, the police did not believe the suspect was in the area and the scene was cleared later in the evening.

KTSM 9 News spoke with a witness who said he heard gunshots. Our crews saw bullet holes and other damages to vehicles nearby.

According to the alert the shooter was described as a short Hispanic man wearing shorts and a hat.

This is a developing story and KTSM will update as more information come through.

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