Two shot within minutes, three arrested
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:58:57 GMT —
One person is dead and three others are in custody following a drug related shooting in Hidalgo County.
Investigators believe people in three vehicles opened fire on each other.
Alton's Police Chief was on his way home when he witnessed a person in a truck shooting at another vehicle just before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
The Chief arrested three suspects in front of Veterans High School while two others got away.
Palmhurst Police confirm one of the suspects was shot in the neck and found inside a home in the 1200 block of Lindberg.
The vehicle he was in, police said, was riddled with 45 bullets holes and filled with over 100 pounds of marijuana.
The third suspect was found minutes later on Bryan Road and 3 Mile Line dead in his SUV.
The motive for the shootings are unknown.
Initially, authorities through there were two shootings within minutes of each other.
The investigation continues.
More arrests are expected.