Deputies Injured During West Odessa Standoff Thank the Community

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Two deputies shot in last week's standoff in West Odessa released a short statement on Thursday.

Both Sergeant Steve McNeil and Deputy Ricky Tijerina thanked everyone in the community who has offered them support as they recover.

Authorities say the two were shot Friday by Victor White.

White then held officers at bay for more than 20 hours at his property off West University.

The deputies are currently recuperating at home with family.