Murder-suicide Investigation underway in Far East El Paso


A murder suicide investigation is underway in Far East El Paso County Saurday afternoon, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said..

Investigators said deputies were called out for a welfare check near Mountain View High School around 2:30 p.m.

When deputies arrived, one deputy saw two men run into the desert area and the deputy ran after them.

Investigators said the deputy thought the men were the two from the welfare check.

Authorities said the deputy lost sight of them, but later saw them again when they fired two rounds at the deputy and disappeared again.

Authorities said they searched the area and heard two more shots and found both men dead.

The Sheriff’s Office said it does not believe the community is in danger.

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