Arrests pending following self-defense shooting at apartment complex

VICTORIA, Texas- On Tuesday, March 17, 2020 approximately 1:30 a.m., VPD officers responded to Oak Forrest Apartments, 5300 N. John Stockbauer Drive, where a robbery was reported.

A 24 year old male victim said a Black male approached him in the parking lot of the location and pointed a gun at him in an attempt to rob him.

The victim, who was armed, drew his weapon and fired one shot striking the offender.  The offender ran from the area; however, was later located.

The offender was transported to a local hospital where he was in stable condition.

Arrests in this case are pending.

The information in this article was shared with CrossroadsToday in a statement from Victoria Police Department.