Date: Sunday, February 15, 2015, 20:11
Location: 4900 Dody Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer (1st Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1502150133
Corpus Christi Police responded to multiple complaints of a firearm being discharged in the 4900 block of Dody Street at 7:52 p.m. Sunday night. Officers arrived at 8:09 p.m. and were directed to a particular house by a member of the public.
The Officers went to the exterior north side of the house and then exchanged gunfire with a 33-year-old man. The 33-year-old man was injured and taken to Spohn Memorial Hospital for medical treatment.
The Corpus Christi Police on duty SWAT team responded to the scene to enter the house where the shooting took place. No other individuals were found. There were no other reports of injuries or property damage.
The Officer who exchanged gunfire with the suspect is a 3-year veteran. The Officer has been placed on Administrative Leave as per department policy. The Officer was not injured.
The 33-year-old suspect remains in the hospital for treatment for his injuries and faces charges of Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison and up to a $10,000 dollar fine.
Detectives with the Internal Affairs and Investigations Bureau are investigating the event.
Anyone with any additional information related to this event who have not already spoken with Police, should call the Corpus Christi Police Department and provide the details to Detectives.