Odessa Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Filed in News by on August 31, 2019

Odessa Shooting. Midland Police Department: Update * We believe there are two shooters in two separate vehicles. One suspect is believed to be at the Cinergy in Midland and the other is believed to be driving on Loop 250 in Midland. The two vehicles in question are: gold/white small Toyota truck and a USPS Postal Van. Please stay away from these areas and stay indoors.

Odessa Shooting

Odessa Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


There are reports of an active shooter at the Home Depot in Odessa. For the safety of the public and law enforcement please stay away from the area and stay in your homes. We will update with more information as soon as possible.

 Texas are searching for potentially multiple shooters near the University of Texas of the Permian Basin campus

Multiple Victims Reported.

A police spokesperson confirmed to Heavy over the phone that officers are not yet sure how many shooters there are, or where all of the gunmen are located at this time.

The spokesperson also confirmed that there are multiple victims who have been injured. We asked to clarify whether any of the shooting victims had been killed. She reiterated that so far there were multiple injuries

Fast Facts You Need to Know.

  • Midland Police Are Investigating Reports of an Active Shooter at a Home Depot in Odessa
  • Report: A Suspect May Be Driving a Gold Colored Vehicle & Is Armed With a Rifle

The University of Texas in Odessa has also warned students via social media to get somewhere safe and stay there. The university posted at 4:42 p.m. ET, “Lock DownLock down in place. Officers are looking for suspect in shooting in the are of UTPB Campus. LOCK DOWN NOW.”

The TV station also reported that the multiple victims shot include at least one police officer.

This is a developing story.


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