Harlingen police investigating shooting incident leaving on man wounded


POSTED: Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 1:09pm

UPDATED: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 6:53am

Harlingen police are investigating an early morning shooting which left a victim with a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

On Thursday, October 17th at around 5:30 a.m. police were called to Valley Baptist Medical Center in reference to a 23 year-old man being treated for a gunshot wound.

Officers questioned the victim who stated that he was outside his home on the 1000 block of W. Hanson Street around 1 a.m. when up to five men approached him.

One of the five men then fired a handgun twice striking the victim in the upper shoulder. The shooter is described as having tattoos all over his arms and several black and white clover tattoos on his neck.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Harlingen Police Department at 956.216.5419 or Crime Stoppers at 956.425.8477.

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