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Woman in Texas murdered hours after her son was threatened, cops say

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Source: El Paso County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Feb. 15 2022, Published 5:01 p.m. ET

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A woman was murdered in Texas and police say the suspect shooter threatened the victim's son before the killing.

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Socorro Police Department in Texas received a call on Feb. 12 about shots being fired in the 200 block of Isabel Way, KFOX14 reported.

Investigators determined a shooting occurred and 43-year-old Azul Jade Ruiz was injured, according to KFOX14.

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Ruiz was taken to the hospital, where she died from a gunshot wound to the chest, KFOX14 reported.

Carlos Alberto Sifuentes, 18, was arrested and charged in connection to her death, according to KFOX14.

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Cops say Ruiz’s son had recently been threatened by Sifuentes, KFOX14 reported.

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Video surveillance showed the suspect firing one round into Ruiz’s home, according to KFOX14.

A handprint was taken from the scene, and police determined it belonged to Sifuentes, KFOX14 reported.

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A vehicle matching the description and video footage from the shooting was found at Sifuentes’ home in Socorro as well, according to KFOX14.

Sifuentes was booked into the El Paso County Jail, and he is being held on $2 million bond, the El Paso Times reported.

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Source: El Paso County Sheriff's Office; MEGA
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