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62-year-old man shot and killed in northeast El Paso after deadly shooting of police dog

Capricorn Shooting
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Authorities at the scene of a deadly shooting in northeast El Paso that occurred as ATF agents were executing warrants.

EL PASO, Texas-- El Paso Police confirmed that a 62-year-old man was shot and killed by police Tuesday morning after he fatally shot a police dog outside a northeast El Paso home.

The man's name was not released by authorities.

Several law enforcement agencies, including the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), were attempting to execute a search warrant and an arrest warrant at a house in the 4500 block of Capricorn Drive.

The search and arrest warrants were related to charges of illegal possession and manufacturing of firearms.

During the execution of the arrest warrant, authorities said the man was confronted in the backyard of the home.

At that time, authorities said the man shot and killed a K9 officer and shot at the agents as well. ATF agents said they returned fire and the suspect was shot and died at the scene.

El Paso police Sgt. Robert Gomez said that two women were in the home when the shooting occurred, but they were not injured.

Police continued to investigate at the scene of the shooting late Tuesday.

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Lesley Engle

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          1. I doubt Santa Clause will bring you anything for Xmas. You are a naughty boy Gee. All of you are acting like playground bullies. Shame on you.

    1. Jamesben is an idiot. Hailing a death before facts come out. No such thing as a “good kill” pendejo.! It’s rednecks with your mentality who breed mass shooters.

        1. Lol. Gee dubb is a big mouth closet hermit. Go back to begging for a penny and a beer on our street corners you carnival leftover vermin. You are a leech on the government payroll and a poor example to the white race feeding off the working people. Dang double dipper! Go pound on sand yourself. Oh by the way, go get a degree . Maybe you’ll make sense.

        1. NO SUCH THING AS A GOOD KILL. Period. Jamesben and gee dubb are trigger happy country bumpkins. Mini Rambos. Difference is you both are big mouth hermits.

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          1. Your town is a padded cell lock loser. You’re all talk and no action ms. nobody. Go back to selling tricks on alameda and paisano at the bars where they like you. You’re a leach on society and a disgrace to the Mexican race. No wonder why they don’t you back.

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