Corpus Christi officer shoots man with metal pipe

A Corpus Christi police officer shot a man who allegedly was swinging a pipe at several people and the officer, police said.

Police were called for a suspicious person in the 4500 block of Weber Road, near Gollihar Road, about 8:07 a.m. Tuesday.

Reports indicated a man was yelling and swinging a pipe at several people in the area, Lt. Michael Pena said.

“The male confronted the officer with the pipe,” Pena said. “The officer discharged his firearm several times, striking the individual.”

The man was taken to the hospital to be treated.



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Tags: Guy swinging pile piece of wood, Cops, Shot

Location: Corpus Christi, TX