22-year-old shot in head, death under investigation

Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Department is investigating the death of a 22-year-old.

According to investigators, the man was shot in the head.

The shooting happened at 9 p.m. on Wednesday northeast of Edinburg.

Investigators said the 22-year-old TMs gunshot wound was probably self-inflicted, however evidence shows that two shots were fired.

Autopsy results will provide a better understanding once the gunpowder residue is examined.

Witnesses at the scene have been interviewed.

According to the sheriff TMs department, everyone at the scene had been heavily drinking most of the day.

The handgun and the two spent casings were recovered.

The sheriff TMs department said they will not release more information until the investigation is complete.

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