Suspect arrested after shooting seriously injures Texas police officer

Joshua Powell - Blue Alert

Blue Alert – Corpus Christi Police Department

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (KXAN) — A 20-year-old man believed to be connected to a shooting that seriously injured a Corpus Christi police officer was arrested Thursday afternoon, according to CCPD.

A Blue Alert was issued for Joshua Powell Wednesday after the shooting.

Police say officers were called Tuesday afternoon for a disturbance in progress in Corpus Christi. During the investigation, the suspect shot at Officer Manuel Dominguez, hitting him multiple times.

The officer has major injuries but is in stable condition at a local hospital, police said Wednesday.

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