Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:01 AM
Location: 1400 Date St.
Offense: Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Evading Arrest, Warrant of Arrest
Case Number: 1709270001
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 2754 S. Staples in reference to a shooting with injuries. Officers arrived and made contact with the clerk. He advised that a male came into the store and advised that he had been shot and he was on his way to the emergency room. Officers were in formed that the victim was driving a white and black vehicle. Officers went to Drs. Regional Hospital and made contact with the 25 year old male victim. The victim and a witness advised that they were going to meet a female in the area of Ayers and Date street. When they arrived a male suspect got out of a vehicle and pointed a gun at the victim. The suspect fired a shot through the door of the victims vehicle striking the victim and then fled the scene. Officers were taken to the location of the shooting by a witness in the 1400 block of Date St.
Officers made contact with the occupants at the apartment. Officers investigated and were able to get a name and location of the suspect. Officers went to the area of 2900 Seagull Blvd. to make contact with the suspect. As officers were approaching they observed the suspect matching the description they were given earlier walking from a house. When the suspect observed officers walking towards him he started running back towards the house. As he was running officers told him to stop, he continued running dropping a small black bag. The suspect made it inside the house but was taken into custody. Inside the black bag was marijuana, methamphetamine and approximately 28 pills. The suspect was also found to have an active warrant for aggravated assault. Officers arrested David Martinez (12-29-1978) and transported him to the City Detention Center.