Hidalgo Deputies Search for Attempted Kidnapping Suspects
POSTED: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 5:11pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 9:30am
MISSION - Hidalgo Sheriff deputies are looking for three men attempting to kidnap a man is Mission.
It happened off Doffin Road Monday night, when the men came up the victim and threatened to kidnap him.
They say the victim, Randal Jones, fearing for his life got out his gun and shot toward the suspects, possibly hitting one of them.
The suspects fled, but soon after deputies received a call from Mission Hospital stating the suspects that a man was left with two gun shot wounds.
The suspects wounds were non-life threatening, but he was still transported to McAllen Medical Center.
Deputies are still investigating to see if the wounded suspect can be linked to the attempted kidnapping.