El Paso Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in front of a bar in East El Paso after a fight broke out.
The units responded to a fight in progress at the Ciros Bar and Kitchen on North Zaragoza around 2 a.m., according to El Paso Police Department.
El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) stated that during the investigation, an unknown suspect fired shots towards the officers. Accordingly, the police officers identified the suspect and fired one round back before the suspect fled the scene.
There were no injuries or arrests reported relating to the shooting accident. Nonetheless, EPPD said there were arrests made relating to the fight call and investigation is under way.
In the same, vein, EPPD noted that there are charges ranging from traffic warrants, criminal warrants and interfering with public duties of an officer.