Police Investigating Double Stabbing at Odessa Apartment Complex

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police believe drugs may have played a part in a double stabbing.

Officers were called out to the Briarwood Apartments Sunday night.

That's where 17-year-old Tommy Pate and 18-year-old Ronnie Ortiz were allegedly stabbed.

The four suspects are still on the loose and police don't have a description of them yet.

Pate underwent surgery at medical center hospital and is still recovering.

Ortiz also remains hospitalized.

A small amount of marijuana was found at the scene along with a strong odor of marijuana coming from the apartment of one of the victims.

Investigators are still trying to piece together what exactly happened.