MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020 2:50 A.M. 
Location: 5400 block of S Alameda Street 
Offense: Capital Murder 
Case Number: 2010300016  

At approximately 2:50 A.M. on Friday, October 30, 2020, Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of the 5400 block of S Alameda Street in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers observed a 14-year-old female shooting victim, who succumbed to her injuries at the scene.  

Officers were able to properly identify and locate the suspect, 17-year-old Jose Garcia, at approximately 8:00 A.M.   Garcia was detained and transported to the main station to be interviewed by Detectives.  Garcia was later transported to the City Detention Center, where he was processed on a Capital Murder charge at approximately 6:10 this evening.  

This was not a random act of violence and the parties involved were known to each other.  

This is still an active investigation and no other details are expected to be released at the moment. If you have any information pertaining to this murder, 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=.