UPDATE: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office identifies victim in San Elizario shooting


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says a 56-year-old man was shot and killed in front of his home in San Elizario on Thursday.

Officials with the San Elizario City Marshal responded to gun shots yesterday. The sheriff’s office now says Francisco Chavez was the man shot. Law enforcement says Chavez died during the incident.

Investigators are still looking into the shooting and a suspect has not been named.

The sheriff’s Major Crimes Section is calling on members of the public with information on the incident to dial (915) 832-4408 or (915) 838-5609.

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On Thursday, police said the San Elizario City Marshal was called to the intersection of Las Pompas and Chicken Ranch Road after calls about gun shots were made. Law enforcement found an unidentified man with a gunshot wound.

The San Elizario Marshal requested assistance from the Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and Major Crimes Division. And, the victim was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

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