Maverick County Sheriff Deputies responded to another shooting on Saturday May 5, 2018. Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that at approximately 3:30am of that day , deputies were called to Rivera St. In the Siesta Acres area of the community concerning a male adult being shot with a firearm.
Upon arrival Deputies made contact with a male individual who was determined to have been shot once in his lower right extremity.(leg). The Eagle Pass Fire Department Emergency Technicians Services (EMT’s) were summoned to the incident site where they began treatment to the individuals wound. He was then transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Centers Emergency Room for further treatment.
The case remains under investigation as to what occurred and who shot the victim during an altercation.
Law Enforcement officials have seen an increase in violent incidents involving firearms in the past three months.