Officer Involved Shooting

Date: November 23, 2015
Time: 12:15 am
Location: 5000 Concord Dr.

At 12:01am, Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 5000 Concord Dr. in reference to an overdose. Upon arrival, officers were confronted by a 49-year-old male with a knife. The responding officers communicated with the suspect and at some point during the confrontation a TASER was deployed but was ineffective. The suspect came at the officers with the knife. Fearing for their safety, the officer fired his weapon, striking the suspect in the torso. The suspect was transported to Spohn Memorial and at the time of this report his condition is unknown.

The Officers involved will be placed on Administrative Duty, as per policy, pending the investigation. None of the Officers at the scene were injured.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division and Forensics Division will work this evening to gather more information and interview those present during the incident.

There will be more details available sometime Monday afternoon.