Odessa Police Searching For Murder Suspect

Odessa Police Searching For Murder Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – Odessa Police need your help in locating a murder suspect.

Odessa Police are looking for 29-year-old Kortney Lynn Powell in reference to a shooting at Billy's Zodiac Club in the 400 block of South Dixie early Saturday morning.

It all started when police were called out to the club in reference to a disturbance. While police were on the way, the call was upgraded to a shots fired call with a gunshot victim.

An investigation revealed that 26-year-old Lester Starling, III, was shot and later pronounced dead at the scene.

Two additional gunshot victims were contacted at Medical Center Hospital in reference to the shooting.

If you have any additional information about this shooting or the whereabouts of Kortney Powell, please contact Odessa Police at (432) 333-3641 or Odessa Crimestoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.