Man arrested for New Year’s shooting at Cincinnati District

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Officials with the El Paso Police Department (EPPD) announced the arrest of a man after a shooting shortly after midnight on New Year’s in the Cincinnati District

EPPD officials say 26-year-old Fort Bliss resident Lavonte Keshawn Henry was arrested after allegedly firing shots that struck the front door and interior of a business along the 200 block of Baltimore.

According to officers working an operation at the Cincinnati Entertainment District, they heard gunshots and saw a car speeding away from the business located along the 200 block of Baltimore.

TAC units followed the speeding car and conducted a felony stop of the vehicle driven by Lavonte Keshawn

Henry was found in possession of a .40 caliber handgun and spent casings were located inside the vehicle.

Henry was arrested at the scene that night for DWI and booked into jail.

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EPPD officials add that a warrant for Deadly Conduct was issued for Henry; Tuesday afternoon Fort Bliss officials turned custody of Henry over to EPPD. He has since been booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility, under a $30,000 bond.

KTSM has reached out to Fort Bliss officials to confirm if Henry is a soldier; we are awaiting their response.

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