Crime Stoppers Offers Reward to Locate a Gunman

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015, 2:45am
Location: 3955 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1512050029

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify and locate a man who is suspected of shooting a 31-year-old man in the parking lot of a convenience store located at 3955 South Padre Island Drive at 2:45am on December 5, 2015.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a shooting at 2:45am on December 5th, 2015 at a convenience store located at Weber and South padre Island Drive. The Officers learned a large group gathered at the convenience store parking lot and several fights erupted. Officers learned that during the confrontations, a 31-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Officers obtained video surveillance of the event and believe there is an image of a man in a red shirt and black pants and white shoes who rushes up to the 31-year-old man, discharges a pistol, then runs away. Officers believe the 31-year-old man was laid on his back on the ground while a vehicle obstructs the view of the 31-year-old man. Officers believe the 31-year-old man was beaten by several people who kept him on the ground until the shooter rushed up and discharged the pistol.

Anyone who can identify the shooter, or has any additional information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward to the first person who provides information that results in an arrest and Crime Stoppers will never let anyone know who provided the information.