Incident

1-17-2016 Texas Corpus Christi 1-1

Location

January 17, 2016

Misty Winds mobile home park
5900 block of Ayers Street
Corpus Christi, Texas
Geolocation: 27.7241, -97.4344

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Benny Vela
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Jacob Vela
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator suicide at standoff
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

2 killed, argument between cousins escalates into shooting. Perp flees and after being chased by police he crashes his car and shoots himself to death.

District

Congressional District: 27
State Senate District: 20
State House District: 32