Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA - An Odessa man, accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend back in March, has been charged.
24-year-old Eric Holguin was indicted by a grand jury on two charges.
He's being hit manslaughter charges and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family violence.
As you may recall, the shooting happened back on March seventh on West 23rd Street.
Police found his girlfriend, Kimberly Root, with a gunshot wound to her neck.
She later died from her injuries.
Holguin told authorities he was examining the gun and thought it was empty when he pulled the trigger.