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Sheriff’s office investigating fatal Weslaco shooting

November 12, 2018 GMT

WESLACO — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday evening that left one man dead and another injured.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a man down in the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 88 and Mile 15 North Road at approximately 6:50 p.m. Sunday, said Deputy Jena Palacios Pacheco, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office.

Deputies arrived to find two men with gunshot wounds; the men were transported to a local hospital where one died. The other is in stable condition.

This is the third homicide of the year HCSO is investigating.


HCSO is not releasing the identities of either men at this time and the suspect remains at large.

The investigation is active and anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (956) 383-8114, or its anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at (956) 668- 8477.