On August 19, 2018 at approximately 3:30 pm Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1700 block of Buford Street after a witness saw a person that they believed to be the suspect from the double homicide that occurred in the 2900 block of Mary Street on 08/17/2018. Officers arrived, set up a safe perimeter around a residence, and then entered the residence. They announced that they had a felony warrant.
As officers entered the residence the suspect, Joe Angel Guerrero (2/27/1989), started to raise a firearm at officers but quickly dropped it. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. Joe Guerrero was arrested for the Capital Murder warrant and additionally charged with Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
He was transported to the City Detention Center and booked on the charges. This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any additional information they are urged to contact the police at 886-2840.
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