DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(051218)-SHOOTING INVESTIGATION AT KENT KWIK ANDREWS HIWAY

ODESSA, TEXAS/MAY 12, 2018 – ON FRIDAY, MAY 11TH AT APPROXIMATELY 4:08PM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO ORMC IN REFERENCE TO A GUNSHOT VICTIM. A DISTURBANCE OCCURRED IN THE KENT KWIK PARKING LOT, LOCATED AT 3722 ANDREWS HIGHWAY, WHERE PRAXEDED SALINAS III, 24-YEARS-OF-AGE, WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD BY AN UNKNOWN SUBJECT.

SALINAS WAS TRANSPORTED FROM ORMC TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS BODILY INJURY.

THE SUSPECTS FLED THE SCENE IN A BLACK 2014 DODGE CHARGER TX LICENSE PLATE #HPT2637. THE SUSPECT VEHICLE HAD A DONUT SPARE TIRE ON THE BACK-PASSENGER SIDE. THE SUSPECT WAS DESCRIBED AS A BLACK MALE IN HIS 20’S, APPROXIMATELY 6’ TALL AND 150 POUNDS. TWO PERSONS OF INTEREST HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS KENDRA GRIFFIN, 22 YEARS-OF-AGE AND CAMERON GRIFFIN, 20-YEARS-OF-AGE.

ODESSA POLICE ALONG WITH DPS BEGAN SEARCHING THE AREA HIGHLAND STREET AND BUNCH AVE., OFF OF EAST MURPHY STREET.

AT APPROXIMATELY 8:31PM, AN OPD OFFICER WAS RESPONDING TO ASSIST ANOTHER OPD OFFICER WHO WAS IN A FOOT PURSUIT OF THE POSSIBLE SHOOTING SUSPECT. THE OPD OFFICER WAS TRAVIELING SOUTHBOUND ON GRANDVIEW IN A MARKED OPD CHEVROLET TAHOE UNIT WITH THE LIGHT AND SIREN ACTIVATED. A BLACK 2013 CHEVY TAHOE, OPERATED BY STEVI ORTIZ, 22-YEARS-OF-AGE, OF ODESSA, WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 8TH STREET, AND FAILED TO YEILD THE RIGHT OF WAY TO THE EMERGENCY VEHICLE AND COLIDED WITH THE OPD UNIT. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY OTHER INJURIES. STEVI ORTIZ WAS CITED FOR FAIL TO YEAR RIGHT OF WAY TO AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE.

LATER, THE POSSIBLE SHOOTING SUBJECT WAS ARRESTED AT THE 7-11 AT SOUTH GRANDVIEW AND EAST MURPHY ON TWO CHARGES: EVADING, AND FOR POSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF BOTH PERSONS OF INTEREST OR WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THIS INVESTIGATION CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS A 432-333-TIPS AND REFERENCE CASE #18-19879. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

Posted in NEWS   

Author: Danny Barrera