NewsLocal News

Actions

One dead, one in custody after early morning shooting

 Robert Benavides.PNG
Posted at 2:50 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 19:56:34-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Early Sunday morning, officers responded to a shooting near Landry’s at 600 Shoreline Blvd.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found out that a 23-year-old passenger had been shot and taken to the hospital. During their investigation, detectives determined that the driver, 20-year-old Robert Benavides, had shot him.

He is now in custody and his bond has been set to five hundred thousand dollars for Murder.

This is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any other information, they are asked to call the Corpus Christi Police Department at (361) 886-2840.