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Teens shot at Airline apartment complex

Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 21:43:56-04
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —

Police are investigating a shooting at The Fountains Apartments in the 1600 block of Airline Road.

Corpus Christi Police received a report of a gunshot victim at the apartment complex at about 3 p.m., and then a second call to the Christus Promptu Urgent Care clinic at 4938 S. Staples in The Shops at La Palmera, where they found a teen Hispanic man had been shot in the right shoulder.

Capt. David Cook said the wound appears to be non-life-threatening, and that the teen said he doesn't know who shot him.

A second teen victim was found at the apartment complex with a gunshot wound to the leg.

"When (officers) got on-scene they determined that we had two victims," Cook said. "A victim at the urgent care with a wound to his chest area, and then another juvenile male here at the scene who had a wound to his leg."

Both teens were transported to Bay Area hospital for treatment, and a 19-year-old man is in custody.

Police are still trying to determine a motive for the shootings.

"We think it had something to do with a stolen cell phone, but we're still trying to determine if that was the case or not," Cook said. "The investigation is very fluid at this time. (We're) still gathering information and attempting to determine what all transpired here today.”