On February 19, 2023, at 4:11 am dispatch received a call that a male had been shot and that he was being transported to the hospital.
Officers responded to the hospital and arrived as the 23-year-old victim was being dropped off. The officers were able to speak to the occupants of the vehicle and found that one of the rear seat passengers had been shot after they had circled the 2700 block of Guadalupe a couple of times.
As the officers canvassed the area, they were able to locate several casings and a handgun. At this time, no offender has been identified.
The 23-year-old male victim went into surgery but succumbed to his injuries.
On February 21 at approximately 4:09 pm detectives and directed patrol officers were following up on the recent murder that occurred in the 2700 block of Guadalupe.
As directed patrol officers arrived, they observed three males at the scene of the homicide who then began running when they saw the police. The officers chased and were able to detain the three males. Upon further investigation, evidence of the crime was located at the scene.
Detectives arrested two sixteen-year-old males for murder and transported them to the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center. The third male was not charged.
This is still an active investigation, if you have any information contact detectives at 361-886-2840 or call crime stoppers at 361-888-TIPS.
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