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

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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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