Man Admits to Killing His Aunt in Odessa

Man Admits to Killing His Aunt in Odessa
Odessa Police Department (Source: KWES)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars following a deadly shooting in Odessa on Sunday morning.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 900 block of Rebecca after 2 a.m. in reference to a disturbance.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found Maria Regalado, 46, dead on the scene.

According to the report, an investigation revealed that Luis Rey, 17, shot his aunt, Maria Regalado, and attempted to shoot his uncle, Porfirio Regalado, 55.

That's when officials say Porfirio fought with Rey for the gun causing it to go off again.

Rey fled the scene before police arrived, however, Rey later turned himself in to police and admitted to shooting his aunt and attempting to shoot his uncle.

Rey has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.