Fight in Odessa leads to gunfire, one man dead

Fight in Odessa leads to gunfire, one man dead

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is dead after a fight in Odessa.

It happened around 11:15 P.M. on the 3400 block of South West County Road West.

According to the report, when Ector County Sheriff's deputies arrived, they found 41 year old Ramon Romero Jr. had been shot and killed.

Witnesses told deputies Romero and 50 year old Simon Cervantes had been in a fight with three other men just minutes before the murder.

According to the report, while other were dragging him away from the fight, Romero threatened Cervantes' life.

Romero returned to the scene, climbed over a fence, and threw rocks through two windows of Cervantes' home.

It was reported that Romero had a machete with him while he was on the property.

He went outside and was immediately confronted by Romero, who was said to be unarmed at the time.

Cervantes fired several shots from a .22 caliber semi automatic rifle at Romero, killing him.

Deputies arrested Cervantes, and charged him with murder.