Woman Shot in the Leg in Odessa, Search Continues for Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Gunshots erupted in a south side Odessa neighborhood on Sunday afternoon, sending one person to the hospital.

The shooting happened late Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of Snyder.

Police tell NewsWest 9, details are still limited but this is what we know.

A man showed up to the neighborhood and started firing a gun.

During the shooting, an older woman was hit in the leg. The woman was taken to the hospital and is being treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Police on the scene shut down Snyder Street, while looking for the shooter, who is still on the run.

The suspect is described as a black male, bald and heavy set, and investigators believe he got away on foot.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Odessa Police Department by calling 333-3641 or you can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.

NewsWest 9 will continue to follow this story and bring you the latest details as they become available.