Brother Shoots Brother on Ohio Street

Date: July 8, 2015    10:30 pm 

Location: 800 Ohio Street 

Charge: Aggravated Assault 

Case Number: 1507080150

Just before 10:30 pm Corpus Christi Police responded to a call for a shooting in the backyard of a home located in the 800 block of Ohio Street. 

 When Officers  arrived they found a 55 year old male victim with a single gunshot wound to his chest.    They also found the victims 58 year old brother in the backyard. The investigation revealed that the older brother shot the younger brother with a handgun.  The weapon used  was recovered in the backyard by Officers.  

The victim was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS. When he arrived at the hospital he was being combative with hospital staff and Officers.  At this time his injuries do not appear to be life threatening. 

The older brother was taken into custody and faces aggravated assault charges.  

At this time no motive for the shooting has been determined and Officers continue to investigate this crime.