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Odessa shooting suspect arrested

Abel Garcia, Jr. (Source: Odessa Police Department) Abel Garcia, Jr. (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with an early morning shooting in Odessa.

Police say they arrested Abel Garcia, Jr. just before 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

On Tuesday, police were called out to Yancey's Mobile Home Park in the 4800 block of Golder Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found Tabitha Hearn, 32, with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A second victim, David Mendez, 47, was also treated and released from the hospital.

Garcia has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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