SUSPECT ARRESTED FROM BEAR LANE SHOOTING

Date: October 04, 2020 5:12 P.M.
Location: Bear Ln / S Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 2010040103

On October 04, 2020 at approximately 5:12 pm Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Bear Lane and S Padre Island Drive, reference a man down call.  Officers arrived on scene and located a 19-year-old male with serious injuries from multiple gunshot wounds.

Through their investigation, detectives identified a suspect, 17-year-old Robert Flores.  Officers from our Gang Unit located, and arrested Flores on October 07, 2020 for an outstanding warrant for Theft of a Firearm. Flores was found to be in possession of drugs and was additionally charged with Possession of Controlled Substance PG 3.

Flores was transported to our main Police Station to speak with detectives.   An additional warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon ($100,000 Bond) related to the October 4th shooting was secured.   Flores was later transported to the City Detention Center on all three charges.

This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any additional information, they are urged to contact Homicide Detectives at (361) 886-2840. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.