18-year-old dies from injuries in Sunday Horizon shooting


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — An 18-year-old man died from injuries sustained during a shooting last Sunday in a Horizon neighborhood.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in an update Thursday that Samuel Vasquez Jr., died in the incident. Another 18-year-old and a 16-year-old were injured in the shooting. A juvenile has been taken into custody for criminal attempted murder and aggravated assault, according to EPCSO.

“Further charges are expected as the investigation continues,” a news release said.

On Sunday, a call came in almost two hours after midnight on the 300 block of Canyon Vista Drive. Deputies assisted the Horizon City Police Department and the scene was transferred over to the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit.

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