EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Two women are reported to be in critical condition after an early morning shooting that occurred at an Edinburg nightclub, authorities say.
According to a release from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at El Antro Nightclub, located at the 5100 block of Raul Longoria Road.
Deputies responded at 4:35 a.m. and found seven victims with gunshot wounds. The victims were taken to a local hospital.
HCSO has reported five of the seven victims are in stable condition and two women are in critical condition.
Surveillance video identified a man driving, what investigators believe to be, an older model, light colored Nissan car with front-end damage in the driver’s side quarter panel.
Investigators say, the hood appears to be replaced and does not match the color of the car and the tire in the driver’s side is missing a hubcap.
According to a flyer from the night club, the club remained open until 5 a.m.
According to their Facebook page, the club has only been open for two months. Their grand opening was June 10.
Anyone with information or can identify the man involved in the shooting, is asked to contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at (956) 383- 8114 or the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-TIPS (8477).
An investigation of the case is ongoing.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.