EL PASO, Texas (KTSM)– Northeast Regional command center officers responded to a shooting and stabbing on the Fourth of July.
The incident took place on the 4500 block of Titanic at approximately 11:15 p.m.
According to a release, 44-year-old Patricia Molina approached a group and asked them to quiet down.
This led to her being punched in the face by Samuel Ozuna, 24.
Investigators revealed that 27-year-old Walter Villareal went to Molina’s aid when nother 24-year-old male in Ozuna’s company, confronted Villareal stabbing him multiple times.
Police say Villareal is a concealed gun carrier and pulled out his handgun from his pocket and shot his attacker.
Molina did not require medical attention but both Villareal and the 24-year-old male were transported to the hospital.
Ozuna was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility and is being held under a $1,000 dollar bond.
According to the release, the 24-year-old male is now facing charges of Aggravated Assault.