Home Invasion Robbery/Officer Involved Shooting

Date: 04/04/2018  12:30 A.M.
Location: 2300 Capitan Dr.
Offense: Home Invasion Robbery/Officer Involved Shooting
Case Number: 1804040004

CCPD Units were dispatched to a residence in the 2300 block of Capitan Drive at about 12:30 A.M. on Wednesday 04/04/2018.  A  female caller was reporting that several men had forced their way into an apartment and at least one of the men was armed with a long gun.  The first arriving Officers confronted the offenders as they were leaving the apartment and one armed offender was shot by police.  He died at the scene.    A 25 year old male was taken into custody and another male, believed to be 20-30 years of age, fled the scene on foot.  He was last seen fleeing north from the scene.  Units are currently searching the area for this offender.

Further investigation revealed that the offenders physically assaulted several residents of the apartment before the police arrived and the offenders were also in the process of taking property from the victims.  A least one firearm used by the offenders was recovered at the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigation Division and the Nueces County District Attorneys Office.   Numerous victims and witnesses are being interviewed at this time.  Two Corpus Christi Police Officers are being placed on paid administrative leave at this time in accordance with department practice and policy.

If you have any information about this incident, please call Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division at 886-2840.  Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers.