Hours after being called to a fatal shooting, Pharr police located and arrested a 40-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his 24-year-old stepson.
Pharr police officers arrested Jose Asencion Hernandez at the La Posada Motel in McAllen.
The investigation began at about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday when police were dispatched to the 700 block of West Coyote Trail where they found the 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his chest.
The preliminary investigation pointed to his stepdad, Hernandez, as the suspect.
The 24-year-old was taken to DHR Health where he died.