Odessa Police Arrest Shooting Suspect During Traffic Stop

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A lucky break for Odessa Police after they pulled over a man for a traffic stop.

It turns out he was wanted in a shooting.

Police pulled 19-year-old Abner "Ace" Bustillos for a traffic stop on Grant last week.

The officer determined that the teen have given him a fake birthday.

When the officer doubled checked, he discovered Bustillos was wanted for shooting a man last month.

The shooting happened at the Arbor Terrace Apartments in Odessa back on December first.

Police say Bustillos shot at 20-year-old Mark Lujan and grazed him in the head.

Bustillos had been on the run ever since.

He's charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and failure to identify himself as fugitive.