Husband on the run after allegedly shooting wife in back

Woman fatally shot in Alton

An Alton woman was allegedly shot and killed by her husband outside of their home on Wednesday afternoon.

Sheriff Lupe Trevio said that two 11-year-old TMs witnessed this murder. One was a neighbor and the other was the victim TMs youngest daughter.

At 4:30 p.m., 37-year-old Nora Lee Garcia was alledly shot by her husband Miguel Angel Garcia.

Sheriff Trevio said the couple was in the middle of a domestic dispute at the time of the shooting.

We believe he went inside the house and retrieved either a shotgun or a rifle. We believe it may be a rifle, said Trevio. He shot her one time in the back, killing her almost instantly.

Neighbors said the suspect was driving a red Ford pick-up truck when he fled the scene of the crime.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of 37-year-old Miguel Garcia, you are urged to call the Hidalgo County CrimeStoppers line at 668-TIPS.