Argument escalates to a Homicide

Date:  Friday, August 9, 2019 6:16 a.m.
Location: 4000 Redwood
Incident:  Murder
Incident Number:  1908090024

Corpus Christi police officers were dispatched to 4000 Redwood in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers observed a 26 year old male that had been shot and was deceased. Officers were told that the suspect and a couple other people arrived at the victims house. The victim came out to the vehicle and got into an argument with the suspect. The argument escalated and the victim was shot. The suspect then fled on foot. While detectives and officers were investigating this crime, the 16 year old male suspect returned to the scene and was taken into custody.

This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any information they are asked to call detectives at 361-886-2840.