Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:00 PM
Updated: Jan 31, 2013 12:10 PM
LOPEZVILLE - CHANNEL 5 NEWS learned the man killed in a drive-by shooting was in the U.S. illegally. His family told Hidalgo County investigators he was involved in human smuggling.
The shooting happened in Lopezville Tuesday night.
Detectives said it's still unclear if the victim was the gunmen's target. The gunmen are still on the run.
If you know anything about this crime, you're asked to call Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at 956-668-TIPS.