Joshua Powell

BOLO: Blue Alert Issued for 20-year-old Accused of Shooting Corpus Christi Cop


The suspect has been apprehended and arrested, according to Corpus Christi police.

Original Story

Texas authorities are searching for a man accused of shooting a Corpus Christi police officer.

According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, 20-year-old Joshua Powell is wanted for capital attempted murder following a police officer’s shooting, who responded to a residence off of Weber Road on Wednesday. The officer responded to the scene after a call concerning a disturbance in progress.

Powell is accused of shooting at the police officer, striking him multiple times. Corpus Christi police identified the officer as Senior Officer Manuel Dominguez, a 20-year Veteran of the Corpus Christi Police Department.

Powell stands 5-feet-8-inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He has tattoos on his left arm. He could possibly be in a green 1999 Buick Regal with Texas license plate number, CSC1880.

Anyone with information on Powell’s whereabouts should contact 911 immediately.

The story is developing. Check back for updates.

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[Featured Photo: Joshua Powell via CCPD]