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Man Wanted in Connection to Odessa Murder Arrested


An arrest has been made in connection to the murder at Acacia Park Apartments in Odessa on Wednesday night. 

29-year-old Khalifah Muhammad was found at 6:30 this morning at the Flying J Truck Stop.

He was arrested without incident and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

Originally, Odessa Police were called out to the Acacia Park Apartments parking lot around 10:45 on Wednesday Night.

Officers found 24-year-old Brandon Russell with multiple gunshot wounds. 

He was taken to the hospital where he later died. 

An investigation revealed the suspect and victim had gotten into an argument. 

That’s when Muhammad is accused of shooting Russell, before fleeing the scene.

Muhammad is now facing first-degree murder charges.

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