Detectives are working to solve the city’s latest homicide.

DATE: August 3, 2022 5:27 PM
LOCATION:  N. Staples and Comanche

CASE #2208030093

On August 3, 2022 at approximately 5:27 pm officers were dispatched to the area of N. Staples and Comanche in reference to a shooting. As officers were en route they were advised that the victim was being transported by an unknown individual to the hospital.

Officers arrived at the hospital as the male victim was being worked on by hospital staff. The victim was being treated for a gunshot and was in critical condition.

As officers were investigating at the hospital they developed information that the shooting may have happened in the area of 1800 Van Loan. Officers went to the area of 1800 Van Loan and observed three males outside of a residence. One male ran inside the house and two males were detained outside. Officers then heard a couple of gunshots from inside the residence.

Officers set up a perimeter and after approximately an hour, a negotiator was able convince the subject to come outside. He was taken into custody without incident.

At approximately 7:36 pm the victim succumbed to his injuries. Detectives and officers are still actively investigating this murder. If anyone has any information about this crime they are asked to contact detectives at 361-886-2840 or call CrimeStoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8477).