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20-year-old man arrested following Walmart fatal stabbing

20-year-old man arrested following Walmart fatal stabbing
20-year-old man arrested following Walmart fatal stabbing
Posted at 10:38 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 22:17:19-04

Corpus Christi police say they have arrested a man in connection to a fatal stabbing that happened Sunday afternoon.

The stabbing happened inside the Calallen Walmart store along US Highway 77 just before 3 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses said the incident took place in the food department of the store.

When first-responders arrived, they discovered the victim, indentified as Gabriel Cooley, a kicker on the Calallen football team, with stab wounds. He was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead.

Police say 20-year-old Billy Ferguson was arrested and charged with murder.