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U.S. Marshals involved in fatal shooting on city's west side, Texas Rangers investigating

Corpus Christi police were called to assist with traffic control shortly after 2 p.m. when the shooting was reported.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police were called to the 1400 block of West Point Road Tuesday after reports of a shooting involving a law enforcement officer.

It happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the Whispering Wind Apartments.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, U.S. Marshals were serving a warrant at the time of the shooting.

"It was a warrant that was trying to be served with the suspect and that's when the shooting took place," said DPS Sgt. Nathan Brandley.

 A man was shot and transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

A relative at the scene confirmed the identity of the deceased man as 43-year-old Daniel Garcia, a father of two.

Residents of the apartment complex in shock, sharing with 3News the moments they heard the gunshots.

"I was just lying on the couch and we just heard gunshots and usually we think it's a drive by, so you know you get down that's it,” said one witness.

"We looked out the window and marshals had their guns drawn, we started taking videos, came out and after they saw us coming out, they dragged his body out of the car and they just laid him down.”

The Corpus Christi Police Department reported that they were called to assist with traffic control as another agency investigates the shooting. 

3News reached out to the U.S. Marshals Service, who confirmed that Texas Rangers are now investigating this shooting.

It is still unclear what the warrant was for and the moments that led up to the shooting. The shooting is still under investigation and as we learn more, we'll be sure to keep you updated.