Officer On Paid Leave After Shooting A Man Who Pointed A Gun At Him

A Corpus Christi Police Officer has been placed on administrative leave, as per department policy, after an officer involved shooting during a traffic stop at 7300 Prairie Dr. on February 2, 2016.

Officer Robert Cabello, a three year veteran of the department, is the officer who shot and injured a man who pointed a gun at him. This occurred during a traffic stop related to a shots fired and auto burglary call at 6800 Everhart.

The 24 year old suspect, who pointed a gun at Officer Cabello, is in custody and being  treated for his injuries. Once he is released from the hospital, he will be booked into the City Detention Center for Attempted Capital Murder.

Cabello, Robert
Officer Robert Cabello