Man Arrested For Pointing, Shooting BB Gun at Children

Man Arrested For Pointing, Shooting BB Gun at Children

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is facing charges after he pointed a BB gun at children over the weekend.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to Tropicana in reference to a male subject who had pointed a BB gun at three juveniles.

When officers arrived on the scene, three juveniles reported that a male subject pointed a BB gun at and shot the BB gun. The children told police they felt threatened by having the BB gun pointed at them.

According to the report, officers went to a nearby residence and found the suspect. He was later identified as 31-year-old Corey Szitta.

Officials said that Szitta admitted to shooting the BB gun.

Szitta has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (1st Degree Felony) and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (2nd Degree Felony).