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Odessa Police Investigating Evening Shooting

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police are investigating a shooting that took place at the east side Walmart on Monday night.

Officials say an off-duty sheriff's deputy was working at the store when he heard reports that someone shot at a vehicle around 7 p.m.

According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office, that's when the deputy spotted 25-year-old Desi Franco.

The suspect took off but the deputy caught up with him and tased him.

A search of Franco's turned up a weapon and drugs.

He was put in handcuffs for multiple charges including evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.

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