Crime Stoppers: July 2000 Shooting of 15-Year Old Adrian Rios - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Crime Stoppers: July 2000 Shooting of 15-Year Old Adrian Rios

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - It's a homicide case that has been open since the year 2000, and Corpus Christi police are asking the public to help solve it.

On July 4, 2000, at about 6:30 p.m., 15-year old Adrian Rios was found shot to death on SPID between Ayers and Kostoryz. Witnesses reported to the Corpus Christi Police Department that, as they drove east on the SPID freeway between Ayers and Kostoryz, they saw a red Dodge truck that was driving erratically. The witnesses said that they heard a couple of loud bangs, and then the truck left the freeway and went onto the access road. The truck then crashed into a rail.

Responding officers then discovered that 15-year old Adrian Rios, who was the driver of the truck, was shot to death.

Detectives now need your help to solve this murder. If you know who is responsible, or if you have any additional information about this murder, please call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-8477, or visit www.888tips.com.
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