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53-year-old victim identified in Stripes shooting

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Posted at 7:44 AM, Mar 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-29 13:13:47-04

COPRUS CHRISTI, Texas — UPDATE: (11:55 a.m. Tuesday, March 29)

The Corpus Christi Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim in the deadly shooting inside of a Stripes located on Yorktown and Staples.

53-year-old Sergio DelAlto died from apparent gunshot wounds on Monday morning, according to officials.

An autopsy has not been performed as of yet says the CCME, so no other details are available at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back with KRIS 6 News and at KRISTV.com for updates.

UPDATE: (8:30 p.m. Monday, March 28)

Corpus Christi police have arrested 27-year-old Anthony Whetstone and charged him for the murder of a man at a Stripes gas station at the intersection of Staples Street and Yorktown Boulevard on Monday morning.

Whetstone is being held on a $500,000 bond.

UPDATE: (1:33 p.m. Monday, March 28)

Corpus Christi Police Department officers have arrested a man in connection with the shooting.

At around 12:45 p.m. made a traffic stop and took the man into custody in the 4800 block of South Padre Island Drive.

A release on CCPDblotter.com states the man's identity will be released after he is processed.

ORIGINAL:

Corpus Christi police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened inside a Stripes convenience store at the intersection of Staples Street and Yorktown Boulevard.

Officers said it happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday following a fight between two men. Police said during that argument, one man pulled out a gun and shot the other.

Officers said, at this time, the shooter has not been arrested, but they continue to investigate. The names of those involved have not been released.