Son shot in home invasion in northeast El Paso on Thanksgiving Day has died

Jonathan and Juan Pablo Salas (Credit: Sunset Funeral Homes)

An obituary published in the El Paso Times on Monday shows Jonathan Salas, the son of a couple who were shot during a home invasion in Northeast El Paso on Thanksgiving Day, has died.

Jonathan Salas, 24, and his father, Juan Pablo Salas, 58, died after Jason Gibson, 38, of Mesa, Arizona allegedly shot and killed both men, and severely injured Lorenza Salas, 58, Juan Pablo's wife and Jonathan's mother.

Gibson was arrested in Daytona Beach, Florida, after a pursuit on Nov. 27.

Gibson was wanted for the shooting of the Salas family in El Paso and for allegedly beating an 86-year-old man and kidnapping two women in New Mexico before he attacked the family in El Paso.

Juan Pablo died at the scene. Jonathan initially was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and died a week later.

Gibson was extradited to El Paso on Friday night.

He is being charged with murder and aggravated assault in El Paso and with three counts of kidnapping, four counts of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated burglary and larceny of a firearm in Las Cruces. He is also being charged with two counts of aggravated assault for crashing into the vehicles of a deputy and a police officer in Florida.

KFOX14 learned that Gibson has a criminal record in Arizona. He was convicted of burglary in 2009 and disorderly conduct in 2015 in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Gibson is being held at the El Paso County Jail on a $1 million bond.

The funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

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