Shooting in North Corpus Christi Leaves One Woman Dead


Shooting Incident Overview

A tragic drive-by shooting in north Corpus Christi on Friday night resulted in the death of a 44-year-old woman and left another woman, aged 60, in serious condition. The shocking event unfolded around 9:30 p.m. on the 5800 block of Skylark Drive, sending shockwaves through the community.

Details of the Shooting

According to the Corpus Christi Police Department (CCPD), the gunman opened fire from inside a passing vehicle. Senior Officer Jennifer Collier of the CCPD provided details of the incident. “Officers arrived and located two shooting victims. A 44-year-old female and a 60-year-old female. Both victims were transported by medics to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 44-year-old victim has since succumbed to her injuries,” she stated.

Vehicle Description and Escape

Investigators have identified the suspect’s vehicle as a black passenger car with black rims, possibly a Mazda. The car was seen driving by the residence and firing shots into the house, striking the two women. After the shooting, the dark-colored vehicle fled the scene, leaving the community in fear and mourning.

Ongoing Shooting Investigation

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the drive-by shooting. The CCPD is actively investigating the incident and seeking any information that could lead to the suspect or suspects’ apprehension. Senior Officer Collier urged anyone with information to come forward.

How to Help

If you have any information regarding this tragic incident, the police encourage you to contact Detectives at 361-886-2840. Alternatively, you can call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit information online at the Crime Stoppers website. It is important to note that information provided to Crime Stoppers remains anonymous, and tips that lead to an arrest could result in a cash reward.

Community Response

The north Corpus Christi community is reeling from the shock of this violent act. Neighbors and friends of the victims are expressing their grief and concerns for safety. Local leaders are calling for increased vigilance and cooperation with law enforcement to prevent further violence.


This senseless act of violence has left a lasting impact on the community. The death of the 44-year-old woman and the severe injuries sustained by the 60-year-old woman highlight the urgent need for justice and safety measures in the area. The Corpus Christi Police Department continues to work tirelessly to solve this case and bring peace to the affected families.

Stay Informed

Stay tuned to local news outlets and the CCPD’s official communication channels for ongoing updates on this case and other local news. Your cooperation and awareness can make a significant difference in ensuring the safety and well-being of the community.

This tragic event underscores the importance of community solidarity and residents’ critical role in supporting law enforcement efforts. Together, we can strive to create a safer environment for everyone.

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