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Man identified in first homicide of 2021 in Corpus Christi

It happened early Saturday on January 23 on Ahern Street near North Port Avenue.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — There's a new update in a fatal drive-by shooting that happened on January 23. The victim has now been identified.

22-year-old Tony Valdez was found dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds. It happened early Saturday morning on Ahern Street near North Port Avenue.

There's no word tonight on what caused the shooting, but police say the suspect showed up at a local hospital with a gun shot wound.

Officers are calling this the first official homicide of 2021. If you have any information on this case you are asked to call the Corpus Christi Police Department. 

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