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.