Argument leads to one man behind bars, another in hospital

El Paso Police Department
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 5:31pm

El Paso police have arrested a man after he allegedly shot another man in the chest.

According to police, Jerry Newport, 43, started arguing with a 29-year old man on Milton street in the lower valley on July 20th.

The argument escalated and that's when Newport allegedly shot the man in the chest, stomach, left arm and right torso.

The victim was taken to the hospital.

No word on the victim's condition.

Newport has been charged with criminal attempted murder.  


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