Man shot in the head in failed robbery attempt

March 22, 2018


EAGLE PASS - An alleged would-be robber is in grave condition after getting shot in the head in an armed robbery attempt.

Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber said deputies responded to a call of shots fired at about 10:13 p.m. Wednesday in a residence located in Tierra del Sol subdivision. When deputies arrived they discovered an unconscious man with a gunshot wound to the head.

According to the owner of the home, the injured man pulled a gun on him, but after a brief physical scuffle, the homeowner was able to take possession of the gun. He then shot the alleged aggressor once in the head.

The man was quickly transported to the local hospital for treatment of his life-threatening injury.

No more details about the case have been made available at this time. More information as it becomes available.  

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