DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(0102218) – EARLY MORNING SHOOTING AT GRAVES COURT

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 22, 2018 – ON JANUARY 22ND APPROXIMATELY 2:03AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO GRAVES COURT IN NORTHEAST ODESSA IN REFERENCE TO A DISTURBANCE. OFFICERS MAKE CONTACT WITH THE 66 YEAR-OLD COMPLAINANT, WHO ADVISED OFFICERS THAT HE OBSERVED AN UNKNOW MALE SUBJECT WALK PAST THE WINDOW OF HIS HOUSE.

THE COMPLAINANT RETRIEVED A HANDGUN AND WALKED OUT TO HIS BACKYARD TO CONFRONT THE PROWLER, IDENTIFIED AS JERRY CUELLAR, 19-YEARS-OF AGE. THE 66-YEAR-OLD COMPLAINANT SAW CUELLAR GET INTO A SILVER PT CRUISER, THAT WAS PARKED IN THE ALLEY. THE COMPLAINANT CONFRONTED CUELLAR; CUELLAR PLACED THE VEHICLE INTO DRIVE AND BEGAN TO ACCELERATE TOWARD THE COMPLAINANT TO RUN HIM OVER CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO STRIKE THE FENCE. CUELLAR PLACED THE PT CRUISER IN REVERSE THEN ACCELERATED TOWARDS THE COMPLAINANT A SECOND TIME.

(STEVE LE SEUER, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

“ON THE THIRD TRY. THE FENCE FELL ON TOP OF THE COMPLAINANT. AT SOME POINT IN ALL OF THIS, THE COMPLIANANT FIRED MULTIPLE ROUNDS AT CUELLAR AND ACTUALLY STRUCK HIM ONE TIME IN THE FACE. CUELLAR WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITA WITH SERIOUS BODILY INJURY AND IS CURRENTLY LISTED IN SERIOUS CONDITION.”

NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AT THIS TIME. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEW.

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Author: Danny Barrera