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Fugitive wanted in California taken into custody in Downtown El Paso


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- El Paso Police received a call Wednesday morning about a person walking around Downtown El Paso with a weapon.

Video taken by bystanders shows a man without a shirt surrounded by police. Officials say that the call came in about a person with a weapon at 8:48 a.m.

The person, who has not yet been identified, allegedly "threatened suicide" before being taken into custody, according to police officials.

Investigators later learned the man, Miguel Bautista, was a "fugitive from justice in California."

Bautista is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

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