Police respond to man with AK-47 in downtown turns out it was a tripod

UPDATE: After thorough investigation from the Corpus Christi Police Department, the call for a man with a AK-47 at 400 Mann Street has been verified not to be true. According to police, the man was actually just carrying a camera tripod and was a mistake in identity of the object by a person who called police. Police reviewed camera footage from the building and confirmed it was indeed a tripod.

Original Story

At approximately 10:13 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022 the Corpus Christi Police Department was dispatched to a man with an AK-47 located inside of a building located at 400 Mann street.

Currently the police are blocking off the road near Chaparral. Follow us for more updates in this developing story.