Midland, Texas/January 31, 2021-On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at approximately 2:05 a.m., Midland Police Department Officers responded to El Mitote Sports Lounge in the 1500 block of Rankin Hwy in reference to shots fired.
Upon arrival, Officers discovered that a verbal altercation occurred outside the bar at closing time between multiple subjects. The altercation then turned physical among those involved resulting in shots fired. The victim, identified as 21-year-old Juan M. Anguiano, was struck by a round and transported to Midland Memorial Hospital. Anguiano later died due to his injuries; next of kin has been notified.
Midland Police Department Crimes Against Persons Detectives and the Crime Scene Unit were notified and responded to the scene. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that multiple suspects involved in the shooting fled the scene prior to MPD Officers arrival.
The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has any information in reference to this case, call the MPD non-emergency line at 432-685-7108
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