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One dead in Annaville shooting; teen arrested

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Apr 15, 2022

UPDATE (10:51 a.m. Monday): A 51-year-man died after being taken to a local hospital Friday. An arrest also was made: Jayden Garza, 17, was arrested and charged with murder. CCPD officials said Monday the shooting was not a random act, and the people involved knew each other.


The Corpus Christi Police Department is searching for a suspect following a shooting on Friday that sent one person to the hospital.

CCPD officials responded to the shooting at the 10600 block of Veda Drive at about 3:45 p.m.

CCPD officials said they believe a 17 year old shot the victim and fled the scene.

Officials added the shooter and the victim knew each other.

The victim was transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and is in critical condition, officials said.

Officials are currently still looking for the shooter.

Police are investigating the incident, and said more information will be released when it is available.

Sr. Digital Content Producer Ana Tamez contributed to this update. This is a developing story. Stay with KRIS 6 News for updates.