PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Corpus Christi's first response crews are working a shooting near Mustang Island. 

The call came in just after 5 p.m. tonight. 

 According to Nueces County ESD #2 Chief Dale Scott, a man was shot in the thigh, but crews were having trouble searching for him and the vehicle he was in. 

Once found, he was taken to the hospital and remains in stable condition.

As for the suspect, crews on scene had to use a drone to scour the area to find him, but were unable to.

He faces a charge of aggravated assault. 

If you have anyone has  information that can help, they are asked to call Corpus Christi police at 361-886-2600.

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