2 dead, one injured after shooting in Lower Valley park


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officials say two people are dead and one other injured after a shooting Thursday evening in a Lower Valley Park.

During an on-scene briefing by EPPD, officials only identified the victims as two males and one juvenile female, but did not elaborate on which of the trio were dead.

Officials also did not share any information on the shooter or suspects in the case. EPPD officials did add that the general public is not in any danger.

The initial call came shortly before 7:30 Thursday night along the 8100 block of Independence, which the address for Shawver Park.

The popular park is alongside the Playa Drain Trail, has several soccer fields, as well as an indoor pool and two baseball fields.

Emergency radio traffic indicated that the victims were taken two separate hospitals.

EPPD officials continue to investigate the incident, and will release information as the investigation allows.

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