Gateway East in Central closed by EPPD, says suspect in area could be armed

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Police are asking the community to stay away from the area in the 3300 block of Gateway East near Piedras due to a large arrest operation.

According to EPPD, the Gang Unit is executing felony warrants on an individual believed to be armed and dangerous. The SWAT Team was activated around 9 p.m. to respond to an apartment complex in the area where police say the suspect barricaded themselves.

The area is between Piedras Street and Copia Street off the Gateway. EPPD is asking the public to stay away from the area.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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