OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Date: Monday, June 28, 2021 6:52 A.M.
Location: 3800 block of Caravelle Pkwy
Offense: Theft of Metal
Case Number: 2106280030

At approximately 6:52 am on Monday, June 28, 2021, officers were dispatched to an officer involved shooting.

Upon arrival, it was determined that an officer was walking through the parking lot, observed a male under a vehicle attempting to cut off a catalytic converter.  The officer engaged the subject and as he attempted to take the subject into custody, a struggle ensued.  While the officer was engaged in a struggle with the male, a second subject approached the officer and produced a handgun.  The officer disengaged the first subject and subsequently engaged the second subject, the subject was shot. The subject was transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The initial subject fled on foot and is still outstanding at the moment. 

This is still an active and ongoing investigation.

One Corpus Christi Police Officer has 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=.