Police: Woman shot after shopper drops concealed handgun at HEB in Pharr

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    Police say a 22-year-old woman was shot Wednesday night when a shopper at an HEB in Pharr dropped a concealed handgun.

    The handgun reportedly discharged as it hit the ground, according to a news release from the Pharr Police Department.

    Police say the woman--who was not identified in the news release-- was shopping at the HEB located at 1300 South Cage Blvd. when she was shot in one of her lower extremities, according to the news release.

    The woman was transported to a hospital for further treatment. Her condition is unknown.

    The incident remains under investigation.

    Pharr police ask anyone with information about the incident to call Pharr Crime Stoppers at (956)787-8477 or 800-648-8477.

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