Palmview authorities are investigating a possible murder taking place earlier today.

The fatal shooting happened this afternoon in an area of the newly annexed area that now belongs to the city of Palmview. Shots were first fired at approximately 4 pm north of La Homa Road, and west of the 600 block of Ricardo Street. As Chief Christopher Barrera explains, this is their first homicide investigation for Palmview this year. Neighbors tell fox 2 news, that an incident like this is not a normal occurrence in the area. At this moment, the identity of the deceased male has not been released but if you have any information regarding this case, you are urged to contact the Palmview Police Ccrime Stoppers hotline at (956) 584-8477.