CCPD investigating fatal shooting on Leopard Street

Corpus Christi police are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man around 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Economy Inn in the 4000 block of Leopard Street.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Corpus Christi police are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man around 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Economy Inn in the 4000 block of Leopard Street.

Officers were called out to the scene in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they found a female kneeling and crying over the male victim saying he had been shot. Corpus Christi Fire Department medics treated the victim but he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim was identified by the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office as 23-year-old Gilbert Trevino.

A couple of witnesses told police that they heard the gunshots and saw a dark colored minivan speed out of the parking lot.

Police are still investigating this shooting. If you have any information that can help them, call them at 361-886-2600.

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