OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Date: Tuesday, 05/26/2020 3:43A.M.
Location: 5900 block of Ayers Street
Offense: Burglary of Habitation with Intent Other Felony
Case Number: 2005260012

On Tuesday May 26, 2020 at 3:43am officers were dispatched to 5900 Ayers in reference to a burglary in progress. Officers received information that three males were seen forcing their way into the residence. When the officers arrived, they entered the residence, and were confronted with a male suspect brandishing a handgun. Officers gave verbal commands, which the suspect ignored, at which point the officers discharged their service weapons striking the suspect. The suspect was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment and at last update was listed in critical condition. Upon release from the hospital the suspect will face several felony charges.

Responding officers also located two other suspects inside the residence and immediately took them into custody.

19-year-old Anthony Hinojosa and 18-year-old Marco Molina were both charged with Burglary of a Habitation with Intent other Felony.

Two Corpus Christi Police Officers have been placed on paid administrative leave at this time, in accordance with current department practice and policy.

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=.