The San Diego Examiner reported that a New Mexico rancher was shot dead today on his ranch in Hildago County by an illegal alien.
Sources are reporting that the rancher was responding to an alleged- illegal alien on his property at Stein’s Ghost Town when the he was gunned-down. The murder took place on the southwest side of the state near the Arizona border on Interstate 10 at mile marker three.
The Hidalgo Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, only to find the rancher had already died.
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The Las Cruces Sun News reported that there are currently no suspects in the shooting:
State Police confirmed Tuesday that they are investigating a homicide in Hidalgo County. Larry Link, the owner of Steins Ghost Town, was found shot to death early Tuesday morning on Summit Road in Hidalgo County.
State Police Public Information Officer Maj. Scott Weaver said that they currently have no suspects and the investigation is ongoing.
Rumors have been flying that Link, 68, was shot by an illegal alien on his land but that information was not verified by State Police or the Hidalgo County Sheriff.