MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED

At approximately 5:15 PM on Thursday, June 9, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 9800 block of Redbud Drive for a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located a 45-year-old shooting victim.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.  Through their investigation, Homicide Detectives followed up on several leads and were able to secure an arrest warrant for 37-year-old Joshua Lomas for Murder ($250,000 Bond). 

US Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force followed up on a Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers Tip, which led them to the whereabouts of Lomas. 

At approximately 12:10 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022, Officers with the US Marshals Lone Star Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force, along with Austin Police Department, Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigators, Texas Attorney Generals Office and Texas Department of Public Safety, located and took Lomas into custody without incident at a residence in Kingsland, Texas.  

Lomas is awaiting extradition to Nueces County. 

If you have any information about this murder, please call Corpus Christi Police Robbery & Homicide Detectives 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=.