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16-year-old killed, 2 men hurt in overnight shooting in central El Paso

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso police said a 16-year-old was shot and killed and two others were hurt in central El Paso early Thursday morning.

Police said the gunfire took place just before 12:30 a.m. at 4116 Duranzo Avenue, which is near Lincoln Park.

Police did not specify whether the 16-year-old shooting victim was a boy or a girl. Police said a 42-year-old man and a 49-year-old man were also hurt in the shooting.

Police said one of those two men was taken into custody, but did not specify which one. Investigators determined that the teen, and the two men knew each other. Police would not say if they were related, in what they said was an effort to protect the teen's identity.

Police said there was a fight before the shooting, but it was unclear what prompted the fight.

Crimes Against Persons detectives were expected to remain on scene until Thursday afternoon investigating.

Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.



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