Officer-involved gunfire outside East El Paso bar

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The El Paso Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in front of a bar in East El Paso after a fight broke out.

According to El Paso Police Department, the units responded to a fight in progress at the Ciro’s Bar and Kitchen on North Zaragoza around 2 a.m. on Friday.

EPPD stated that during the investigation of the investigation, an unknown suspect fired shots toward the officers.

Officers located the suspect and fired one round back before the suspect fled the scene. There were no injuries or arrests reported relating to the shooting accident, however, EPPD said there were arrests made relating to the fight call and an investigation is underway.

According to EPPD, there are charges ranging from traffic warrants, criminal warrants and interfering with public duties of an officer.

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