A Corpus Christi police officer has been shot multiple times at the Water Color Apartment located at 5901 Weber Road. Corpus Christi Police Chief Mike Markel says the officer was investigating a disturbance in progress when the suspect shot at the police officer fleeing the scene. Furthermore, the police officer shot has been identified as Senior Officer Manuel Dominguez, who has been with the department for more than 20 years.
More than 50 police officers responded to search for the suspect who is described as a black male with dreads wearing dark clothing at the time of the call. After investigation, police say 19 year old Joshua Powell was identified and is standing 5 foot 8 inches and weighing 155 pounds.
Officers on bicycles combed through Water Color and Puerto Del Mar Apartments. Joshua Powell may be in a green Buick Regal and was last seen running through the apartment complexes.
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