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Police identify teens killed in Central El Paso shooting, man charged

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A man is behind bars in connection with a Central El Paso shooting that claimed the lives of three teenagers Friday evening.

According to a news release, Juan Frausto Cazares, 22, is charged with the murders of Ricardo Del Moro, 18, Emmanuel Del Moro, 17, and Leslie Ibarra, 17.

As KTSM previously reported, the shooting happened at about 5:45 p.m. at 3633 Lincoln.

Police say the incident began when Ricardo and Emmanuel Del Moro confronted Cazares, causing a fight to break out.

According to the release, the pair then allegedly began to stab Cazares while Ibarra stood by. Officials say the fight ended when the knife broke.

The three then began to run through the parking lot of the apartment complex when Cazares allegedly shot them.

The victims died at the scene. 

Cazares was taken to University Medical Center to treat his non-life-threatening injuries. Upon release, he was booked into the El Paso County Jail on a $1 million bond.


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