UPDATE: Man’s body found slumped over in car identified, Brownsville Police investigate

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Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with new details.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Police have identified the victim from the shooting in Brownsville.

The Brownsville Police Department investigated a shooting that took place on August 4.

Police responded to a disturbance on the 5400 block of Boca Chica Blvd. at 11:48 p.m.

According to authorities, officers noticed a white 4 door vehicle had crashed into two other vehicles at the location.

Officers noticed the driver’s side door was open to the white vehicle and attempted to make contact with the driver. An officer located a man in the driver’s seat slumped over with a gunshot wound.  

Police have notified the next of kin. The victim has been identified as Edgar Barerra, 33.

Authorities also mentioned multiple casings were located at the scene, however, it is unknown how many bullets hit the victim.

The investigation is ongoing and as of Friday, August 6 there are no suspects.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Brownsville Police Department at (956) 548-7000.

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