EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Two young men were shot and are in critical condition after a shooting at a house party in East El Paso early Sunday, Sept. 3., El Paso Police report.

At around 1:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting at a house party along the 10900 block of Gary Player Drive. That’s near the former Vista Hills golf course closed in 2019.

When officers arrived, they found a large gathering of partygoers in the home’s backyard.

Officers found one gunshot victim, who Fire Medical Services transported to a local hospital where the person was last listed in critical condition.

Officers learned that a second gunshot victim was transported to the hospital by party attendees. That person was also listed in critical condition, according to police.

Police only identified the victims as a 17-year-old male and a 20-year-old male. When police sent the original alert about the incident to the media, they reported one person had been injured but didn’t say how badly.

Investigators are asking the community for help with any information regarding this shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency number
of (915) 832-4400 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stopper of El Paso at
(915) 566-8477 (TIPS).

The Crimes Against Persons Unit continues to investigate the case with the assistance of the Gangs Unit.