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26-year-old man arrested for fatal shooting on South Staples

Police were called out to the shooting on Friday night at 11:15

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Friday, the Corpus Christi Police arrived to a home near the intersection of South Staples street and Ralston Avenue for a shooting.

Officials say people were at the residence when a gun went off and killed a 21-year-old woman.

Police have identified the suspect who fired the weapon as 26-year-old Julian Garcia, and he has been arrested.

Detectives are still investigating the case and have not yet determined whether or not the gun was fired purposely or on accident.

Police ask if anyone has any information regarding the case to contact them immediately.