EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department (EPPD) released the identity of the man shot in Northeast El Paso Thursday evening.

According to EPPD officials, 24-year-old Cesar Isaac Hernandez was found by officers at a residence along the 4700 block of Guadalupe, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Hernandez was transported to UMC for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds.

It was there that EPPD detectives began questioning Hernandez about the shooting.

Hernandez gave different versions of the event to the detectives and subsequently declined prosecution for the shooting.

Hernandez was treated for his injury and released from the hospital.

Hernandez had a criminal warrant from New Mexico and was placed under arrest and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT

EPPD officials add that their investigation continues.

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