20-year-old man accused of shooting Corpus Christi officer arrested

Joshua Powell, 20, accused of shooting police officer in Corpus Christi
Joshua Powell, 20, accused of shooting police officer in Corpus Christi (KPRC)

Corpus Christi – The man accused of shooting a Corpus Christi officer and then fleeing from the scene has been arrested Thursday afternoon, according to the Corpus Christi Police Department.

A Blue Alert was issued for a 20-year-old Joshua Powell on Wednesday night after investigators say he shot an officer at an apartment complex located in the 5900 block of Weber Road.

A warrant was also issued Wednesday evening for Powell’s arrest. Powell is wanted for attempted capital murder. His bond is set at $1 million.

The officer who was shot during the incident was transported to the hospital in stable condition, according to police.


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