Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Two Men

POSTED: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 7:31am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

In Hidalgo county, a man is behind bars accused of shooting two men late Thursday night.

Sheriff's deputies suspect 52 year-old Modesto Morales shot Erik Aleman and Marco Quintero as Morales was inside his home in San Carlos. The two men were demanding that Morales come outside and fight the both of them. Morales did go outside, but with a gun in hand and opened fire on both men. Aleman and Quintero were shot in the groin and knee and will survive from their injuries.

Morales faced a judge on Monday afternoon and was charged with criminal attempted murder.

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