SANTA FE — One of the women killed in the mass shooting in El Paso was born and raised in Santa Fe, a family member confirmed to the Journal on Monday.
Angie Englisbee, 86, was one of at least 22 victims who died in the Saturday shooting at an El Paso Walmart in what police are investigating as a hate crime. Englisbee will be buried in El Paso on Saturday, sister Annabelle Ibarra said.
“She was an amazing person,” said Ibarra, who still lives in Santa Fe. “She had all of her marbles. That’s why it’s so hard to know she had no illness, and this had to happen. You never think this is going to happen to you.”
Also Monday, Santa Fe Deputy Police Chief Robert Vasquez posted that he and his wife, his children and two other kids with them were in the El Paso Walmart just minutes before the shooting took place. “To know that my children, my wife, and the kids whose parents entrusted me to take care of their children while in El Paso, could have potentially lost their lives if we were in the store an extra 20-30 minutes, is not a feeling any parent should experience,” Vasquez wrote.