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Man arrested for murder, other charges following shooting on Staples Street

Posted at 3:18 PM, Oct 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-10 14:58:20-04

UPDATE (1:30 p.m.):

Corpus Christi Police Department officials said the man arrested in the shooting, 48-year-old Jimmy Nesmith, was charged with murder and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.


Officials said one man was arrested early Friday morning following a shooting on Staples Street that left one man dead.

Corpus Christi Police Department officials said in a release that at about 2:24 am Friday morning, officers responded to the 900 block of South Staples Street for a shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 48-year-old man with "serious injuries."

The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but later died from his injuries.

The CCPD arrested one man following the incident.

CCPD officials said the shooting was not a random act of violence, and the men involved knew each other.

According to the release, the man arrested is still being processed, and charges will be released at a later time.

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