Man Arrested After Late Night Shooting in Odessa

Man Arrested After Late Night Shooting in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man is behind bars following a late night shooting in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9 they responded to the 900 block of West 23rd Street in reference to a gunshot victim just after 10:30 p.m. Friday night.

When officers arrived on the scene, they learned that 23-year-old Angelica Kimberly-Michelle Root was shot one time.

Root was transported to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently listed in critical condition.

Officials later obtained a search warrant for Root's boyfriend, 24-year-old Eric Holguin. Holguin was later taken to the police station and interviewed by detectives.

Officials say that Holguin recklessly caused serious bodily injury to Root with a deadly weapon.

Based on the facts and circumstances, Holguin was arrested Saturday morning and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).

We're told the investigation is ongoing.