Man arrested on murder charge following fatal shooting near Harlingen park

1 month 2 weeks 2 days ago Wednesday, February 28 2024 Feb 28, 2024 February 28, 2024 10:50 AM February 28, 2024 in News - Local

A male suspect was arrested on a murder charge Wednesday following a shooting that killed a 19-year-old teen, according to the Harlingen Police Department.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Arroyo Hike and Bike Trail near McKelvey Park on the Business 77 bridge at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, where they found a man lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim – now identified as Jonathan Albert Trancoso — was pronounced dead at the scene, Moore said.

The suspect is in city jail awaiting his arraignment. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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