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CCPD investigates false reports of shooting on Corpus Christi's southside

It is illegal to make a prank call or false report to 911.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Residents are reminded that when a call is made to 911, that they should expect it to be taken seriously.

Corpus Christi Police Department officers were dispatched to a subdivision near Yorktown and Cimarron boulevards after receiving a call that two people had been shot. The call came in around 2:25 p.m., according to Corpus Christ police.

Multiple officers and EMS responded to the scene, but after police made contact with the residents, they determined in was a prank phone call.

Police said they are now working to identify the person who made the prank call. 3NEWS will keep you updated.

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