Sunday Oct. 29 a 16 year old male was accidentally shot and killed by his 24 year old brother while they were drawing a 9mm handgun. Police reports say they had been drawing the gun from a holster that the older brother as wearing.
The two were in a back apartment behind a home located in the 3800 block of Reynosa Street. The two were together to watch a television show when the older brother began to draw the weapon from his holster.
The 16 year old victim was struck once in the chest by a single gunshot as the gun was drawn. The mother of the two men was also at the apartment at the time of this incident.
The victim was transported by Corpus Christi Fire Department Emergency Medical Services to Spohn Memorial Corpus Christi were he was later pronounced dead. Corpus Christi Police Detectives arrived and are still investigating this case although at this time no arrests have been made and the case appears to be an accidental shooting.