Fugitive fatally shot after allegedly ambushing El Paso County deputies with assault rifle
from El Paso Times
A fugitive died at a hospital after allegedly ambushing El Paso County sheriff's deputies with an AR-15 rifle on Tuesday in the Montana Vista desert, officials said. Mauricio Hernandez, 31, died at University Medical Center of El Paso after being shot in a shootout with the SWAT officers late Tuesday night, sheriff's officials said Wednesday. Hernandez was on El Paso's most-wanted fugitives list and was sought on five warrants, officials said. No officers were injured in the six-hour confrontation.
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