Hidalgo County sheriff: Welfare check ends in shooting

11 months 1 week 4 days ago Friday, December 23 2022 Dec 23, 2022 December 23, 2022 5:06 PM December 23, 2022 in News - Local

A homeowner in rural Weslaco was shot Friday after deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare concern.

Deputies responded to the 700 block of Mile 3 ½ after neighbors reported shots were fired in the home, according to Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra.

When deputies arrived, the homeowner pointed a weapon at law enforcement and was shot, Guerra said.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, Guerra added. 

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