Police responded to the 11300 block of Interstate Highway 37 at about 11:32 p.m. Sunday for what was being reported as a major crash involving a single vehicle. Officers found a 24-year-old man inside the car with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. It appears that the victim was shot prior to the crash. The victim was transported to Memorial Medical Center and is in critical condition at this time.
The victims crashed vehicle is a 2016 Subaru Crosstek, black in color. Police is not releasing the name of the victim at this time but are asking for anyone who might have been in the area of IH 37 before or during that time to report any observations or contact that they might recall involving this vehicle.
There is a chance that victim in this vehicle travelled a route that included Bayside/Gregory/Taft/Odem and then onto IH 37 southbound into Corpus Christi leading up to the incident. If you have home or business closed circuit cameras that might have captured any video footage immediately prior to this incident, please review your recordings and contact police if you see any images that might relate to this incident.
If you can provide any information pertaining to this vehicle leading up to the time of the shooting and crash, please call 361/886-2840 or call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.