EPCSO: Teen Wanted on Aggravated Assault Charges

Friday, September 2, 2011 - 9:15pm

EL PASO-- A teen is wanted on aggravated assault charges after the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said he attacked a man in far East El Paso.

The unidentified victim said he was attending a football game last Friday when 18-year-old Josue Israel Gasca approached him with an object in his hand. Gasca then swung and began hitting the victim in the face and on parts of his body numerous times.

An EPCSO deputy was called to a local hospital in response to the attack, where the victim was being treated for multiple fractures to his face and cuts on his body.

Gasca is now wanted for "aggravated assault causes serious bodily injury." EPCSO said Gasca is known to frequent far East El Paso and has several outstanding warrants.

Anyone with information is asked to call EPCSO and or Crimes Against Persons Section with any information at 915-546-2280 or 915-538-2216.

Gasca is said to be 5'09" and weighs about 150 pounds. EPCSO said he could be armed and dangerous.    



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