In the early hours of September 17th, 2023, officers from the El Paso Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at the 12300 block of Tierra Inca. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered multiple individuals with gunshot wounds.
Tragically, a 19-year-old male resident of El Paso succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a local hospital. The victim has been identified as a 19-year-old male.
The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Detectives arrived at the scene to launch a comprehensive investigation into the incident. Preliminary findings suggest that the residence where the shooting occurred was rented as an Airbnb by high school students for a Montwood High School homecoming after-party.
A total of six individuals were injured in the shooting:
- Victim 1: A 19-year-old male resident of El Paso, TX (Deceased)
- Victim 2: An 18-year-old male resident of El Paso, TX (Injured)
- Victim 3: An 18-year-old male resident of Socorro, TX (Injured)
- Victim 4: A 17-year-old male resident of El Paso, TX (Injured)
- Victim 5: A male of unknown age (Injured)
- Victim 6: A female of unknown age (Injured)
The El Paso Police Department is actively pursuing all leads and urges anyone with information to come forward. Individuals can provide information by calling the non-emergency line at 915-832-4400 or contacting Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477 (TIPPS) to remain anonymous.
As the investigation progresses, the El Paso Police Department remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community