Disturbance at a local bar leads to city’s latest homicide, Suspect Arrested

Date:Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 12:23 AM
Location: 2300 Horne Rd.
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 1708150007

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 2300 Block of Horne Rd. in reference to a disturbance with a gun. Moments later the call was upgraded to a shooting. Officers arrived and observed the 38 year old male victim face down in the parking lot and was deceased. Officers contacted witness and checked the scene and were able to get a basic description of the suspect and the vehicle that he left in.

Officers learned that a disturbance began in the bar. The suspect and the victim went outside into the parking lot and that is when the suspect shot the victim. The suspect left the scene in a dark colored car. While officers were actively working the scene a subject entered the crime scene and was contacted by officers. The subject told officers that he was the one who shot the victim. The suspect was detained and a weapon was recovered. Officers arrested Jehova Gonzalez (05/23/1988) and transported him to the City Detention Center. This is still an active investigation and if anyone has anymore information they are asked to contact CCPD Homicide Detectives at 361-886-2600.