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One person dead in overnight shooting incident

Posted at 7:46 AM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 13:57:50-05

Corpus Christi police say an overnight shooting left a 21-year-old female dead.

The shooting happened just before 11:30 Friday night near the 2900 block of South Staples Street.

When officers arrived, they found the young woman dead.

Investigators detained several people near the home and discovered there was a disturbance that led up to the shooting. Officers arrested 26-year-old Julian Garcia at the scene.

He was booked into the Nueces County Jail and charged with murder.

Detectives are still investigating the shooting and are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information about the investigation is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8477).

One victim in overnight shooting incident