Police: 76-year-old man accidentally shot in Pharr

A 76-year-old man suffered an accidental gunshot wound Monday in Pharr.

At about 2:32 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the 500 block of East Bell Avenue in Pharr to investigate a shooting, according to a news release from the Pharr Police Department.

Officers determined that 76-year-old Inocencio Vega had apparently suffered an accidental gunshot wound, according to the news release. Vega was taken to McAllen Medical Center for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation.

Correction: Police said Inocencio Vega suffered an accidental gunshot wound.

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