How to help family of late El Paso sheriff’s deputy

El Paso News

The community is coming together to support the El Paso County sheriff’s deputy who died after being shot while conducting a traffic stop in San Elizario Friday morning.

As KTSM previously reported, Deputy Peter Herrera suffered multiple gunshot wounds — including one to the head — at about 2 a.m. near the 1000 block of Chicken Ranch Road. 

Herrera sucummbed to his injuries Sunday evening, according to El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles. 

A GoFundMe page created to help Herrera cover hospital expenses has raised more than $22,000 since it was created Friday.

“The Deputy will have a very long road ahead of him but is expected to recover,” the page reads. “Please pray for him, his family and partners.”

To contribute, click HERE.

A Facebook fundraiser has also raised more than $46,000 on Friday.

Click HERE to donate.

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