Police Investigate Death on Saratoga Boulevard

Date: Friday, October 2, 2015, 19:24
Location: 5502 Saratoga Boulevard

Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1510020165

Corpus Christi Police investigated a death at an apartment complex on Saratoga Boulevard Friday night.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a disturbance complaint at 5502 Saratoga Boulevard at 7:24pm. The disturbance was upgraded to a shooting while Officers were enroute and the responding Officers found several people outside the apartment when they arrived. Officers saw an open door to an apartment and looked inside to check for any injured person. Officers discovered a 22-year-old woman inside the apartment with an obvious injury, and the Officers summoned emergency medical attention. Medics arrived and treated the 22-year-old woman, but the injury was fatal.

Officers summoned Robbery/Homicide Detectives and Forensic Services to gather evidence and information.  Officers transported the involved people to Corpus Christi Police Headquarters to obtain recorded statements. The Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office collected the 22-year-old woman.

This original post stated a 23 year old woman was arrested, but the woman was released without having been delivered to the city detention center pending further investigation.