VPD investigating early morning shooting on Appaloosa Drive

Tuesday at 1:21 a.m., Victoria Police Department responded to a call about a shooting at the 100 block of Appaloosa Drive.

Preliminary investigation revelaed that a confrontation between two men had occured. During the confrontation, 34-year-old Jason Benitez had been shot multiple times. Benitez was transferred to a hospital in San Antonio to receive treatment for his injuries.

According to a press release, this incident is fluid and VPD officers and detectives continue to work diligently following all leads.

Based on the information present, VPD does not believe this shooting is related to prior shootings over the weekend.

If you have any information, please call VPD Investigation Division at 485-3730 or Crime Stoppers at 572-4200.