EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Las Cruces police are continuing to investigate a shooting that injured a man Tuesday morning, Aug. 8.

At about 8 a.m., Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of shots fired on the 1500 block of South Solano Drive. Officers arrived to find a 55-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound.
He was transported in critical condition to the University Medical Center of El Paso.

The preliminary investigation indicates that two men got into a fight in a parking lot. Both men appeared to be armed with guns. At some point, at least one round was fired, injuring the 55-year-old man.
The second man believed to be involved in this incident was taken into custody for investigative purposes. He has been cooperating with the police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the physical altercation, or the shooting, is asked to call the police at (575) 526-0795.