The suspect has been apprehended and arrested, according to Corpus Christi police.
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.
An Attempted Capital Murder Warrant has been issued for Joshua Powell with a $1,000,000 bond.
If you have any information or know the whereabouts of Joshua Powell please call either 911, 886-2600 or 888-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/y9sOdtyvre
— Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) August 5, 2021
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]