Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies arrested an illegal immigrant on Monday after a shooting at a local middle school left two students injured. According to Sheriff Lupe Trevino, stray bullets hit two teenage boys who were attending basketball tryouts. The suspect, who has only been identified as an illegal immigrant, was discovered in the woods just north of the school reportedly armed with an AR-15 assault rifle, which he was using to illegally hunt on private lands.
So far, the suspect has been charged with poaching, trespassing and illegal use of a firearm, but more charges could be forthcoming. The victims (ages 13 and 14) remain in stable condition.