Odessa Man Indicted on Murder Charges

Odessa Man Indicted on Murder Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An Odessa man has been indicted on murder charges following a January 2015 shooting in Odessa.

20-year-old Marko Mendoza was indicted on murder charges on Monday.

As you may recall, Odessa Police were called out to the Third Edition Apartments on West 10th Street.

When police arrived, they found 32-year-old Ismael Rios shot several times.

According to the report, 19-year-old Manuel Garcia-Carbajal drove up with Mendoza and another man and began arguing with Rios' wife.

During the argument, police say Mendoza got out of the car, started shooting at Rios and drove off.

Rios was taken to the hospital where he later died.