Starr County man recovering after being struck by stray bullet
Authorities in Starr County released new details in a Thursday shooting that hospitalized an 80-year-old man.
The unidentified victim remains in stable condition at a McAllen medical facility after a projectile from a high caliber rifle was removed from him, the Starr County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
On Thursday, the agency reported the bullet the victim was shot with may have come from a reported gun battle in Mexico. On Friday, the sheriff’s office said the shooting incident occurred in Fronton, a community by the Rio Grande west of Roma.
The man was struck while he was in bed.
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