A Corpus Christi Police Officer has been placed on administrative leave, as normal by department policy, after being involved in a shooting at a home located in the 14600 block of Red River Drive
Senior Officer Steven Gonzalez, a 7 year veteran of the department, is the Officer who shot and injured a man who pointed a gun at both the Officer and a Nueces County Sheriff’s Deputy while they were investigating a disturbance call involving a weapon at the home at 10:20 PM on Monday.
The Officer will remain on paid administrative leave until further notice.
The suspect, who pointed a gun at both the Officer and the Deputy has been charged with two counts of attempted capital murder. He is additionally charged aggravated assault family violence for assaulting and threatening his girlfriend. He will be booked into jail after he is treated and released from Spohn Memorial Hospital.
Senior Officer Steven Gonzalez