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Police identify victim of fatal road rage shooting in Central El Paso

Update (May 30, 2024): The El Paso Police Department just identified the victim as 45-year-old Agustin Avila.

Crimes Against Persons Detectives are still looking into the incident, which officials are describing as a homicide.

Update: In a news conference, police said they expect the shooting was connected to a road rage incident. Police officials say the 45-year-old male victim is dead. Another man is in custody, according to police.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- There was a shooting in Central El Paso this afternoon. El Paso Police say the call came in at 3:11 PM.

This still image from the US-54 at Pershing TXDOT camera shows traffic backup from the closure (Courtesy: TXDOT)

US-54 North at Pershing and US-54 North at Railroad are being shut down right now, according to El Paso Police.

Police have not yet said if there are any reported injuries.

ABC-7 has a crew going to the scene of the shooting. Stand by for more information.

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