Two people hospitalized after shooting in Harlingen

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Harlingen police are searching for a man accused of shooting two people and assaulting two others in Harlingen on Sunday. 

At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Harlingen police responded to the 1000 block of East Pierce St. regarding a call of shots fired. 

When officers arrived, they found a man and woman who had been shot. The two people were taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown. 

Police have identified 28-year-old Anthony Lee Rodriguez as a suspect in the case. 

"During the disturbance, Anthony Lee Rodriguez allegedly produced a firearm, shooting two of the victims, and grazing a third victim. A fourth victim was assaulted by Rodriguez at the scene," the Harlingen Police Department said in a statement. 

Rodriguez is wanted on four counts of aggravated assault. 

Anyone with information about Rodriguez's whereabouts is asked to call Harlingen police at 956-216-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 956-425-8477.


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