Sheriff: Monte Alto homeowner shoots man who displayed knife, investigation underway

By: Crystal Martinez

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A shooting is under investigation in Monte Alto after a homeowner allegedly shot a man who displayed a knife, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said Wednesday morning. 

At about 7:11 a.m., deputies responded to the 8200 block of Trimble Avenue in Monte Alto regarding a shooting. 

Guerra says a homeowner called 911 stating that he "shot a male after the male displayed a knife."

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found the body of a man inside the home. 

The shooting remains under investigation. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the sheriff's office at 956-383-8114. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 


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