Father Fires Back with Gun after Son Shoots Flare Inside Harlingen Home

4 years 1 month 1 week ago Wednesday, January 15 2020 Jan 15, 2020 January 15, 2020 8:57 AM January 15, 2020 in News - Local

UPDATE: According to a release sent by the Harlingen Police Department, officers responded to a disturbance involving a father and son Wednesday.

The father told officers on scene that his son fired a flare gun at him.

The father alleges he then fired a handgun at his son, striking him at least once.

The son fled the scene and was driven to a local hospital by a neighbor.


HARLINGEN - Authorities are responding to a shooting in Harlingen.

Harlingen police tell us they responded to a family disturbance with shots fired call at around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.

It happened at the 1000 block of Little Creek.

The Harlingen Police Department is investigating.

We will update this story as information becomes available.

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