Sheriff's Office: Homicide investigation underway after Harlingen teen shot, killed

1 month 6 days 11 hours ago Tuesday, July 05 2022 Jul 5, 2022 July 05, 2022 1:45 PM July 05, 2022 in News - Local

A homicide investigation is underway after a Harlingen teen was shot and killed in Cameron County, the sheriff's office announced Tuesday. 

Authorities say shortly before 2 a.m., two male subjects drove up to a Harlingen police officer seeking help for their friend who was in the back seat and had been shot, according to a news release from the Cameron County Sheriff's Office. 

The subject was identified as 18-year-old Jaime Medina of Harlingen. Medina received medical aid on site, and later died at a hospital. 

Authorities say the shooting took place west of Farm-to-Market Road 800 on westbound Expressway 83 in Harlingen.

The Cameron County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that all findings obtained by investigators have been handed over to Harlingen police. 

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