Socorro PD says new information clears shooting suspect

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SOCORRO, Texas (KTSM) – UPDATE: Oscar Jimenez is no longer considered a suspect in a drive-by shooting that happened on January 17, according to Socorro Police.

Socorro PD sent a clarifying statement on Friday, February 14, after they say they received new information that cleared Jimenez as a suspect.

Jimenez has since been released from jail. The investigation continues.

EARLIER:

Socorro police have arrested a man in connection with a drive-by shooting incident that happened in January.

20-year-old Oscar Jimenez was arrested on Thursday and charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity/Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

According to authorities, Socorro police responded to a shots-fired call on the 300 block of Mireles Circle on Jan. 17.

No injuries were sustained from the gunfire, authorities said. However, several unoccupied vehicles were struck.

The Socorro Police Criminal Investigations Unit determined that Jimenez was one of the individuals involved in the incident.

Jimenz was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a $100,000 Bond.

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