Officers respond to a shooting near an elementary school

17 Shooting

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Corpus Christi Police officers responded to a shooting which sent one man to the hospital. 

This shooting left neighbors very concerned because it happened at a park, located right next to an elementary school.

This happened on the 1400 block of 17th Street behind Allen Elementary around 8pm. 

Officer's say a man was shot in the chest in the basketball court area of the park.

The man was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. 

No word on a motive or what led to the shots fired. 

However, witnesses are cooperating with police with information on what they heard and saw. 

Neighbors express how scary this incident was because many children play in the park. 

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