Store Clerk Killed During Robbery

Date: 10/04/2015       3:10 AM
Location: 3600 South Staples Street
Offense: Capital Murder 
P.C.  19.03    Capital Degree Felony
Case Number: 1510040037
Corpus Christi Police responded to an incomplete 911 call from the business line of the Stripes Store, located at 3601 South Staples Street.

When Officers arrived they found the 50 year old male store clerk had been shot after a robbery at the store. The victim was transported to Doctors Regional Medical Center by CCFD EMS and he died a short time later.

Video surveillance from store cameras show three males walking into the store just before 3 AM.  The suspects take some items to the counter to check out and then rob the clerk when he opens the cash register.  One of the suspects is armed with a handgun and points it at the clerk.  During the robbery the clerk is shot.  All three suspects leave  and run toward Carroll Lane and then to an alley behind the store.

At the time of the robbery, no other workers or customers were in the store.

Detectives have released images of the three suspects they believe were involved in this crime.

Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives at 886-2858. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

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Three suspects leaving the store