One Person Arrested After Shooting

One Person Arrested After Shooting

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One person has been arrested after a morning shooting in Odessa.

23-year-old Arturo Cerros, Jr. was charged for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Odessa Police were called out to the 4100 block of Melody Lane in reference to a disturbance.

An investigation revealed that 23-year-old Joe Flores and 23-year-old Neyba Mares went to the home of 23-year-old Arturo Cerros to check his welfare.

Cerros and Flores got into a fight and Cerros hit Flores on the back of the head with a handgun.

As the fight continued, Cerros and Flores fought for the gun and a round was fired hitting one of the shoes Mares was wearing.

Cerros is behind bars at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.