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Elderly woman in critical condition after fight with relative

Posted at 10:40 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 00:25:12-04

Family members were involved in a brawl that left one of them in critical condition Thursday night.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call in reference to an assault with injuries on the 400 block of Stages Drive.

Following a preliminary investigation, police say a 45-year-old woman went to the home of a 78-year-old female relative. The two then got into a disturbance. According to Lt. Michael Peña, the 45-year-old left the residence when the elderly woman left to a neighbors to call 911.

Officers arrived on the scene around 7 p.m. and found the elderly woman unresponsive. CPR was performed then she was transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline in critical condition.

Charges have not been brought against the 45-year-old woman.