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One Man Facing Charges After Barricading Himself Inside an Odessa Home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man is behind bars after barricading himself inside an Odessa home on Thursday morning.

Odessa Police tells NewsWest 9, officers responded to a call in the 1500 block of Center around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning.

The victim, who lives at the home, told police that 22-year-old John David Evans, forced himself into the victim's home and assaulted him. We're told he then ran into a back bedroom and locked the door. 

We're told that Evans initially refused to come out but after a brief standoff, he surrendered without incident.

Police also tell NewsWest 9 that Evans actually lived in the home where the standoff took place and he assaulted his roommate.

The roommate was transported to Medical Center Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Evans has been charged with assault causing bodily injury.

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