CCPD: Officer shoots man at nightclub on Staples Street

An officer-involved shooting at a nightclub on the 5800 block of S. Staples Street this morning is under investigation.

It all started as the nightclub let out shortly after 2 a.m. when a Corpus Christi police officer went over dispatch radio calling for backup. It was unclear due to the background loudness of the reason for more officer units were called by the officer.

Shortly after, the officer called over the radio that shots had been fired. When more officer units responded they found one person shot and started to apply pressure to the gunshot wound of the male subject. Police officer began to secure the crime scene.

As the Crónica was broadcasting Facebook Live on the scene, a woman that claimed she was the sister to the shot subject, says her brother was shot for no reason and the shooting stemmed from a drug related incident that was occurring in the parking lot between other subjects.

The Crónica had at that time identifed the shot subject through the sister. The subject was identified as 25 year old Roland Sorder. He was rushed to Spohn Shoreline Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

No word yet if whether the subject was armed with a firearm or other weapon at the time of the shooting.

There were no officers injured during this incident.

The officer involved shooting remains under investigation by Corpus Christi police. Follow us for more information as it comes in.