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Corpus Christi Sheriff’s deputy struck by vehicle after attempting to serve warrant, suspect still at large

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (TexasBreaking.com)- The Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man by the name of Michael Patrick Lee after he allegedly struck a deputy with his vehicle while the deputy was trying to serve a warrant.

The incident happened in the 3200 block of Gollihar Road just before 10:30 a.m. Authorities said that the 20-year-old was being served the warrant at his residence when he started to back out his vehicle from his driveway.





As the deputy attempted to get Lee out of the vehicle, Lee reportedly swerved and hit the deputy, then proceeded to drive away, said KIII.

After being taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital with a pelvis injury, the deputy is expected to be okay.

The Nueces County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Corpus Christi Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Office are searching for Lee.



KIII also reported that Lee was previously arrested in July 2016 for intoxication manslaughter. Lee lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole with his pregnant 16-year-old girlfriend riding as a passenger. The unborn child died as a result of the crash.

After pleading guilty, he was placed on probation. However, his probation was said to be revoked in December 2018.

Please contact the Corpus Christi Police Department immediately at 361-886-2600 if anyone has any information on Lee’s whereabouts.



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