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Two arrested in connection to East El Paso house party shooting

El Paso Police Department

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Police Department said it has arrested the two people in connection to a shooting at a house party in East El Paso last month.

Alan Villanueva, 18, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and Luis Ruiz, 19, is charged with evading arrest or detention and resisting arrest search or transport.

On September 3 around 1:30 a.m., EPPD responded to a shooting at the 10900 block of Gary Player Drive. Officers found two victims -- a 17-year-old and a 20-year-old -- with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital.

Crimes Against Persons investigated, and found that multiple gunshots were fired. Arrest warrants were obtained for both Villanueva and Ruiz, and both were arrested and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility -- Ruiz on a $5,000 bond, and Villanueva on a $100,000 bond.

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