UPDATE: A shooting was reported on Wednesday March 1, at 8:56 a.m. on Gateway South and Broaddus, and according to El Paso Police department, 29-year-old Bruce Wayne Murphy was located in the middle of the intersection screaming for help saying he had been shot.

A second call was later received from 7500 Block of Howard in reference a home invasion. The victims, identified by EPPD, as 37-year-old Sean Patrick Suniga, 60-year-old Danny Russell Dennington and 32-year-old Danny Marshall Dennington told an individual matching Murphy’s description forced his way into their residence and shot a gun inside and in that course, shot their dog.

According to Northeast Patrol officers, Suniga told responding officers, he took his own handgun and fired back ta Murphy.

Crimes Against Persons Detectives, Northeast CID Detectives and Detectives of the Animal Cruelty Investigative Unit responded to the scene. A warrant was obtained for Burglary of Habitation with a bond of $500,000.

Murphy was taken a local hospital and will be booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility upon his release. The investigation is still ongoing.


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police department responded to a call of an assault/shooting in Northeast El Paso at in intersection of Gateway South and Broaddus at approximately 8:57 a.m.

One male was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

This is a developing story and we’re working to bring more details.