UPDATE: EPPD searching for suspect involved in deadly East El Paso shooting

Kenneth Ellababedi / Courtesy of Ellababedi’s family

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — UPDATE: Crimes Against Persons detectives with the El Paso Police Department are continuing the investigation into the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old teen that happened early Sunday morning in East El Paso.

Investigators said patrol officers responded to the call and found the victim on the ground in front of a home located at 12529 Wendy Reed. The victim’s mother identified the teen as Kenneth Ellababedi.

The other individual who was shot with non-life threatening injuries was transported to an area hospital.

Police said a party that was announced on social media became overcrowded and grew out of control leading to fights and eventually the gunfire exchange which killed the 18-year-old victim.

Authorities said the crime scene covered three blocks of the area.

The suspect of this shooting is still at large.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call CAP at 212-4040 or Crime
Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (8477)

PREVIOUS: One man is dead and another injured from an early Sunday morning shooting that happened in East El Paso.

According to the El Paso Police Department, it happened around 2:30 a.m. on the 12000 block of Wendy Reed Drive.

Investigators said one man was pronounced dead at the scene and another man drove himself to a local hospital with injuries.

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