Man arrested after allegedly firing gun during argument, endangering sleeping child

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Members of the El Paso Police Department’s SWAT team, as well as the Gang Unit, arrested one man after a weekend dispute where he allegedly fired a gun, striking a sleeping child’s bedroom wall.

According to EPPD officials, on Saturday, November 20th, Gang Officers from the El Paso Police
Department met with a woman, who said her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Alfredo Ontiveros, allegedly entered her home uninvited on Friday.

Both the woman and Ontiveros began to argue, and when it became heated, he allegedly pulled out a weapon and fired it, striking the bedroom wall where a 6-year-old child was sleeping.

With the information and evidence provided to the Gang Officers, an arrest warrant was created and signed by a Magistrate.

On Sunday, November 21st at 0750 hours, the Gang Unit with the assistance of the SWAT team placed Ontiveros under arrest.

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Ontiveros was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility, all bonds were issued by Magistrate Reyes.

The charges are as follows, along with their bond amounts.

Abandon or Endangering a Child (Bond $25,000)
Deadly Conduct – Discharge of Firearm (Bond $$5,000)
Unlawful Carry of a Weapon (Bond $5,000)

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