El Paso County Sheriff’s Office investigating “shots fired” in Horizon


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says deputies are investigating a call in reference to shots fired in Horizon.

Police say 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.

“The incident is still under active investigation and details will be released as soon as they become available,” a news release said.

KTSM 9 News spoke with people who live in many nieghbors did not want to give their names or go on camera. However, one person told said to our crews he woke up to the shots and he and his family moved away from the windows and called the police.

Another person in the area says they heard something around 1:30 a.m. but weren’t sure what it was until they woke up to law enforcement on their street early Sunday morning.

Luis Ortega who lives nearby says the neighborhood has a lot of families with young children.

“There’s a lot of kids playing around in the streets, so I’m not glad that happened that incident, but I’m glad it happened in the morning because of the kids, I worry about the kids,” said Ortega.

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