EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Authorities have identified the suspect in an Edinburg shooting Thursday.
ValleyCentral spoke with Sgt. Enrique Longoria with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, who said the incident occurred around 4 p.m. at the 3600 block of Alamo Road.
The report originally came in as a gunshot wound, but when deputies arrived it was learned that the victim did not suffer any injuries.
Authorities searched the area and were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle.
In an update Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s office identified the suspect as 32-year-old Oscar Ivan Ortiz of Edinburg. An arrest warrant on a charge of deadly conduct was secured, the release stated.
It is unknown whether the Ortiz and the victim knew each other.
The case remains under investigation. Those with information are asked to contact the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956) 668 – TIPS (8477).