A disturbance call leads officers to the cities latest homicide

Date:  Saturday November 25, 2017 4:54 PM
Location: 7900 Caribou Dr.
Incident: Murder
Case Number: 1711250070

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 7900 Caribou Dr. in reference to a disturbance. The call came in from a third party who advised dispatchers she received a call from a female about a fight. Officers arrived and made contact with the 53 year old female suspect. Officers spoke with the suspect and learned that a victim had been shot inside of the residence. Officers checked the house and discovered a 45 year old male deceased in a bedroom. Officers detained the suspect and transported her to the station for questioning. Officers arrested Carla Welch (7-27-1964) and transported her to the City Detention Center. This is still an ongoing investigation so information is limited. If you have any further information please contact investigators at 361-886-2840.