Man Arrested for Deadly Apartment Shooting

Christopher Lee Sims
Christopher Lee Sims

ODESSA - The Odessa Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting at an apartment complex.

The shots rang out Wednesday evening at the Clayton Manor Apartments near Cluster and East 11th.

Odessa Police arrested Christopher Lee Sims of Odessa. He has been charged with one count of murder for shooting and killing Joseph David Bell.

Tim Cuff of Odessa was also shot. He is in critical condition at Medical Center Hospital.

Neighbors in the area told NewsWest9 that the men were arguing before the shooting happened.

Officer were called back out to those apartments just hours after detectives left the scene.

Police say Jason Wayne Horton began banging on the door of an apartment and making threats.

Horton has been charged with retaliation because the person living in that apartment is considered a witness.