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Fight over money escalates to shooting

Posted: 1:35 PM, Oct 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-04 14:53:06-04

A 28-year-old man is recovering after he was shot in the leg with a shotgun.

Corpus Christi police officers were called over to the 3100 Block of Elizabeth Street.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a 28-year-old victim with a shotgun wound to the leg.

Police surrounded a home as paramedics transported the victim to the hospital.

Lieutenant Edward Longoria, with CCPD, said the suspect came out of the home and surrendered to police.

26-year-old Alvaro Medina was arrested. He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police closed off the area because of the incident.

Investigators added a fight led up to the shooting.

The victim had non-life threatening injuries.