Odessa Police In Standoff After Two Officers Shot
Odessa police remain in a standoff with at least one suspect in the Clayton Town Home Apartments in Odessa as of 4 p.m. after two officers were shot while trying to serve a warrant Wednesday, December 23.
The officers, identified as SGT Pedro Gonzalez and Cory Wester, are being treated at an area hospital, according to KRTK-TV. The officers were shot around 11:30 a.m
The scene is still reported active with the shooter barricaded in an apartment. Several blocks around the 1000 block of Custer Ave have been cordoned off. Police urge everyone to avoid the 1000 block of Custer Ave in Odessa for the meantime.
Odessa SWAT, Odessa Crisis Negotiation, DPS, Texas Rangers and FBI have responded to the scene.
The suspect has not been identified as of yet.