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Alice man hospitalized after he was shot in the head, suspect remains at large

The victim was flown to a hospital in Corpus Christi via HALO-Flight.

ALICE, Texas — A man is in the hospital after he was shot in the head Monday night following an altercation in Jim Wells County. Authorities are now on the lookout for the suspected shooter.

According to Jim Wells County deputies, it was around 8:50 p.m. Monday when they were called to the 1200 block of San Felipe Street in Alice, Texas. When they arrived at the scene they found Ernesto Salinas, who had been shot.

Salinas was transported via HALO Flight to Corpus Christi.

Meanwhile, authorities identified a suspect as Victor Trevino Jr. of Alice, who fled the scene and is believed to be in a black Chevy Malibu. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Jim Wells County authorities said they are working with Texas Rangers on the case and that Trevino has an active warrant for his arrest for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

If you have any information regarding Trevino's whereabouts, contact the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department at 361-668-0341.

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