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18-year-old man arrested after deadly shooting of woman in Socorro

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UPDATE (02/14): An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a deadly weekend shooting. Carlos Alberto Sifuentes was arrested and charged for the murder of 43-year-old Azul Jade Ruiz. He's been booked on a $2 million bond.

SOCORRO, Texas -- A woman is dead following a shooting in Socorro.

According to the El Paso Sheriff's Department, officials received a call Saturday night in reference to shots fired.

It happened on the 200 block of Isabel Way in Socorro.

Officers arrived on the scene around 11:46 p.m. There, they determined that a shooting had in fact occurred and a 43-year-old woman had been injured.

The woman was taken to the hospital but later died as a result of her injuries.

The Socorro Police Department requested the Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit.

The Sheriff's Office confirmed the victim was 43-year-old Azul Jade Ruiz.

No arrests have been made and the case is still an active investigation.

Check back for updates.

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