June 30, 2022

FBI El Paso Has Initiated an Assault on a Federal Officer Investigation Into Yesterday’s Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

EL PASO, TX— On June 29, a law enforcement shooting occurred during a Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), enforcement action in the 1900 block of Zaragoza Road in East El Paso.

29-year-old, Luis Angel Garcia was shot and later succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. The second subject, a 28-year-old El Paso man, who fled the scene, was later taken into custody by the El Paso Police Department.

The FBI El Paso Evidence Recovery Team with the assistance of El Paso County Sheriff’s Office processed multiple crime scenes until the early morning hours.

The FBI has transitioned into the lead investigative agency into yesterday’s shooting incident. The investigation remains ongoing and therefore no further information can be provided at this time.

The FBI’s El Paso Violent Crimes Task Force and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are jointly investigating this incident along with the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Texas.