Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:40am
Location: 2000 Gardenia Courts
Offense: Assault Family Violence (PC 22.01) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606260060
Corpus Christi Police arrested 19 year old Matthew Isaiah Longoria (03/04/1997) for assault with bodily injury/family violence at 2000 Gardenia Courts.
Officers received a call that a male was arguing with a female and that he was dragging her out of the apartment. Officers arrived and contacted a witness at the residence. The witness stated that Longoria had smoked synthetic this morning and that he and the victim had been arguing and fighting since Friday. The witness stated that Longoria was upset because he wanted the victim to somewhere with him and she did not want to go. The witness stated that the victim went outside with the suspect who then began hitting the victim. The witness tried to pull the victim back inside the apartment but was over powered by the suspect. The witness said she saw the suspect strike the victim several times and then choke her. CCPD officers located Longoria and the victim walking through the complex together. The 24 year old victim was not very cooperative with the investigating officers. The suspect (Longoria) was arrested and transported to the City Detention Center. Longoria was also charged with failure to identify for giving a false name to the arresting officers.
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2016, 2:29am
Location: 1455 Corban Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606270015
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to 1455 Corban Drive in reference to a disturbance with a gun. Officers received an update to the call that the victim had been hit in the head with the gun and the suspects were still on scene near a maroon Expedition. Officers arrived and observed two male suspects near the maroon Expedition who took off running when they saw the police. Officers gave chase but lost sight of the suspects as they ran in between buildings. A perimeter was set and K-9 searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.
The victim advised that he had moved his vehicle from one parking spot to another. While he was outside his vehicle he was approached by the suspect who pointed a shotgun towards his face. The victim and the suspect exchanged some words and the second suspect appeared and told the suspect holding the shotgun to “finish him”. The victim was struck in the head with the shotgun. The victim was able to flee and run into a nearby apartment and call the police. Officers located a shotgun at the scene and it was collected by Crime Scene Investigators.
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