Victim Identified in Shooting Death at Paradise Bay Apartments

The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim in a shooting at the Paradise Bay apartments this weekend as 22-year old Selso Vela.

It all happened early Sunday morning on the 5900 block of Weber Road. When police arrived at the scene, they found Vela, along with an 18-year old man, both suffering from gunshot wounds. They were both taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Vela died as a result of his injuries, and the 18-year old man was listed in critical condition.

Police believe that it was possibly a drug-related incident, but the shooting is still under investigation. If you have any information regarding the crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-8477.


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