Man accused of assaulting, threatening sister with rifle

Man accused of assaulting, threatening sister with rifle
Junior Padilla (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars accused of assaulting and threatening his sister with a rifle.

Odessa police were called out to the 1300 block of Drury Lane Saturday morning in reference to a domestic disturbance.

While officers were responding, they learned a person was armed with a shotgun and possibly a rifle.

Once officers arrived, they saw the suspect in the driveway of the home and he was later identified as Junior Padilla, 19.

According to the report, an investigation revealed that after Padilla and his sister got into an argument, Padilla pushed his sister.

That when, police said, Padilla grabbed a rifle and pointed it at his sister and the victim reported that she thought Padilla was going to shoot her.

The rifle was later located in the driveway and Padilla was arrested.

Padilla is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).

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