A woman was shot at Plaza Las Misiones on Zaragoza Road in East El Paso

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A woman was injured in a shooting over the weekend in an East Side nightlife area that has seen other gun violence over the years, El Paso police said.

A police spokesman said the woman was hospitalized in stable condition after the shooting, which occurred shortly after 2 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, in the Plaza Las Misiones retail strip at 1441 N. Zaragoza Road near Pelicano Drive. The center houses Mi Bar Cantina, Pockets, billiards, bars, restaurants and other establishments.

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The circumstances surrounding the shooting and other details have not been released, as the investigation continues by investigators with the Crimes Against Persons Unit.

Plaza Las Misiones has been the scene of other shootings in recent years, often involving bar patrons in the early morning hours.

In December 2022, a man shot and killed 35-year-old Alonso Lamas Chavez in the parking lot after Chavez had just left the 11/11 Bar. In May 2022, two men were shot in the parking lot after an altercation with the shooter inside Mi Bar Cantina.

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Anyone with information regarding Saturday’s shooting at Plaza Las Misiones or any other unsolved bar shootings can call the police emergency line at 915-832-4400 or call anonymously. Crime Stoppers in El Paso at 915-566-8477 (TIPS) or leave a tip online at www.cselpaso.org.

El Paso police car at the crime scene.  File art.

El Paso police car at the crime scene. File art.

This article originally appeared in the El Paso Times: One person was injured in a shooting on Zaragoza Road in East El Paso

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