A man was shot dead at West El Paso McDonald’s; police arrest 2 suspects near UTEP – .

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A man was shot dead at West El Paso McDonald’s; police arrest 2 suspects near UTEP – .


EL PASO, Texas – A victim was shot and killed at a fast food restaurant along Mesa Street west of El Paso on Thursday night and police launched a late night manhunt for the shooter with two suspects arrested near the UTEP.

The shooting took place just before 10 p.m. in the 7900 block of N. Mesa near Interstate 10 in the McDonald’s parking lot, police said.

An ABC-7 photographer observed the deceased’s covered body at the scene; Police said the victim was a man in his twenties.

There was no immediate news of the circumstances of the shooting, but police converged around the UTEP campus looking for two wanted men in connection with the death.

Officers closed an area near University and Oregon streets and advised students living in the miners’ village to take shelter in place. The police also asked everyone else to avoid the area.

Police then found a vehicle linked to the two suspects near the intersection of Schuster and Hawthorne.

Then after midnight, a police spokesperson told ABC-7: “We have suspects detained, but we cannot yet confirm that they were involved.

At around 12:30 am, UTEP officials finally tweeted an “All Clear” from the university’s official account. He said, “The dangerous situation is over. Please resume your normal activities. “



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