Arrest Made in Connection With Evening Shooting in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting Tuesday night in the parking lot of the MCM Elegante Hotel in Odessa and the gun used was stolen.

18-year-old Willie Solomon, II, was arrested on Tuesday night for a parole violation but police plan to charge him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The gun used was reported stolen out of Wichita Falls and has been recovered.

Odessa police responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night and found 18-year-old Curtis Johnson lying the parking lot after being shot in the arm.

Johnson was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he remains in critical condition.