UPDATE: EP County Sheriff’s Office confirms the identity teen killed in Socorro shooting


UPDATE — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office confirms, the victim is 15-year-old Jesus Estrada; a student at Socorro High School.

KTSM spoke with neighbors of the block of 11500 Villa Del Mar Drive. According to them, they heard three gunshots and found the victim with gunshot wounds. They say a vehicle drove off from the scene shortly after.

Witnesses added that some of their own vehicles were damaged from stray bullets.

Members of the El Paso 49ers Youth Football Club tell KTSM that Jesus Estrada was a former member of the football team and also confirm Estrada is the victim of the shooting.

Members of the youth football club are fundraising for Estrada’s family.


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – On Wednesday, Jan. 22, police began the investigation of a drive-by shooting on the 11500 block of Villa Del Mar Dive that happened at around 9:30 p.m.

The Socorro Police Department passed on the investigation to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit according to officials.

So far police have determined there is one deceased victim, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Socorro Police at (915)858-6986.

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