17-year-old charged with aggravated assault after shooting woman near Edinburg
A teenager was arrested and charged in connection to a shooting that occurred near Edinburg on Monday.
According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, 17-year-old Jonathon Mugia Salinas is accused of shooting a woman at the 4500 block of Phyllis Lane, off Cesar Chavez Road. The victim was rushed to a hospital.
Salinas is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators initially reported the victim was shot during a robbery, but have since ruled out that as a possible motive for the shooting.
The woman remains hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.
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