OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Date: Saturday, 03/14/2020 8:08 pm
Location: 4700 block of SPID
Case Number: 2003140100

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 officers conducted a traffic stop at the 4700 block of South Padre Island Drive.

During this incident, the offender struck a vehicle, backed up and struck a marked police vehicle and drove in the direction of one of the officers who then discharged his firearm. The offender then struck a third vehicle as he fled the scene.

On duty officers quickly located the vehicle in the 5900 block of Weber Road. At approximately 9:50 pm officers contacted the suspect who was found to be inside of an apartment with a gunshot wound. The male was provided medical attention on scene and later transported to a local hospital, where he was last listed in stable condition.

Upon his release from the hospital, the offender is expected to face several felony charges. Of the charges, he will face five counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly weapon for striking the two separate vehicles which were occupied by both adults and children.

One Corpus Christi Police Officer has been placed on paid administrative leave at this time in accordance with current department practice and policy.

Officer Dee Munsell has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department for 4 years. Officer Munsell is the sole officer who discharged his service weapon.

Munsell, Dee L. #13439
Officer Dee Munsell

This is still an active and ongoing investigation. If you have any information pertaining to this incident, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2840. 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 https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.