Hidalgo Sheriff's Searching for Gunman
POSTED: Monday, July 20, 2009 - 8:21am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent.
Hidalgo county sheriff's say it happened in San Carlo around 10:15 pm on Thursday. Two men, 29 year-old Erick Aleman and 18 year-old Marco Antonio Quintero went to Moises Morales home to confront him after an argument earlier in the day. Investigators believe Aleman and Quintero kept taunting Morales to come outside, Morales gave in, grabbed a gun and came outside firing at the two men. Aleman was shot in the groin area and Quintero in the knee. Emergency crews rushed both men to a local hospital and both were released later.
The sheriff's department is looking for Morales and if anyone with information on where to find Moises Morales please call the Hidalgo county CrimeStoppers line at 956.668.TIPS.