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Charges pending for 23-year-old murder suspect in Weslaco

8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, June 08 2020 Jun 8, 2020 June 08, 2020 1:14 PM June 08, 2020 in News - Local

A man is in custody in connection to a murder in Weslaco.

According to Weslaco police, officers responded to a call at around 12:10 p.m. Monday on the 2400 block of East 12th Street.

Officers found a man unresponsive in a vehicle. The man was transported to Knapp Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A manhunt ensued for 23-year-old Angel Herrera, who was believed to be armed and dangerous. Schools in the area were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Weslaco police Chief Joel Rivera believes the case involves a drug deal gone wrong. The investigation continues.

Watch the video above for further details.

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