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18-year-old teen in critical condition after west-side shooting

Posted: 12:01 AM, Apr 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-10 01:01:34-04

Police say an 18-year-old young man is in critical condition after a shootout near Moody High School.

Corpus Christi police are gathering evidence after a shooting on the city’s west-side.

Police respond to shooting near Moody High School

The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. near in a neighborhood in front of Moody High school.

According to Lieutenant James Gray, with the Corpus Christi police department, a fight broke out and the incident escalated to a shooting. “As officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old male who had been shot several times,” Lt. Gray continued.

The teenager was transported to Christus Spohn Shoreline and was last listed in critical condition.

Lt. Gray said a car belonging to administrative staff with Moody High School was also struck by gunfire in the high school parking lot.

Crime scene investigators gather evidence from a shooting Tuesday night.

 

Investigators said they do not know the suspects that were involved in the shooting and added they are still in the early stages of the investigation.