CCPD: Two women killed in double homicide investigation

Posted at 7:49 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 06:30:41-05
Corpus Christi police close off streets surrounding a northside apartment complex Thursday night. (03/07/2019)


Corpus Christi police say two women are dead following a shooting in the city’s northside.

The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday night when officers arrived at a call involving a disturbance with a weapon.

According to Chief Mike Markle, when officers arrived on the scene, the suspect opened fire on a police car.

Officers were able to catch the suspect and when officers went inside an apartment unit, they discovered two women dead, according to Chief Markle.

Eyewitnesses at the scene say police officers are closing off sections around the 3000 block of Antelope Street.

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