the republic logo

Corpus Christi police shoot suspect who pointed gun at officers after car chase

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi authorities say police shot an armed suspect who had pointed a gun at officers.

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (http://bit.ly/1yOrt6W ) reports the suspect, who wasn't identified, was taken to a hospital and is in serious condition.

Authorities say officers responding to a report of a robbery Saturday night found someone who had been pistol-whipped and robbed.

Officers later found a vehicle matching the description of the suspect's and tried to conduct a traffic stop. Police say the suspect refused to pull over and led officers on a car chase.

Police say the suspect exited the vehicle and ran off. Officers chased the suspect, who pointed a gun at police, prompting them to shoot.

Authorities say the four officers involved will be placed on administrative leave while an investigation continues.


Information from: Corpus Christi Caller-Times, http://www.caller.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.