Arrest Made in Connection With Shooting in West Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - An arrest has been made in the shooting incident that occurred earlier this week in West Odessa.

48-year-old Tina Caswell Winkler was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge, which is a first degree felony.

Winkler was being interviewed by officials on Wednesday when she confessed that she shot Ricki Gerald Plantt back on August 1 at a home in the 6300 block of Westmoor.

This all started after deputies were called out to an "unknown incident" at the home and found Plantt with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Plantt was transported to Medical Center Hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.

According to authorities, no further arrests are expected but the investigation continues.