Legal Gun Owner Shoots El Paso Mall Gunman, Saves His Life, Too

  • The 16-year-old suspected of killing one person and injuring three others after opening fire in a Texas mall on Wednesday was stopped by a citizen legally carrying a firearm, the El Paso Police Department said.
  • Emanuel Duran, 32, shot the teen suspect believed to be responsible for the death of Angeles Zaragoza, 17, in the Cielo Vista Mall, police said Friday.
  • “As soon as the shooting ended, the 16-year-old suspect began to run and was pointing the gun toward the direction of bystanders, including 32-year-old Emanuel Duran, a Licensed to Carry Holder. As the suspect ran toward Duran and bystanders, Duran drew his handgun and shot the suspect,” law enforcement said.
  • After stopping the suspect, Duran and an off-duty El Paso police officer rendered aid to him and the other people who were injured. The suspect is in stable condition, officials said.
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