Man arrested for assaulting, choking girlfriend

Man arrested for assaulting, choking girlfriend
Zachery McGill (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is facing charges after being arrested for assault by strangulation.

Odessa police said they were called out to the 4400 block of North Redbud Ave. in reference to a woman screaming for help.

When officers arrived, they held a woman yelling for help and found her at a home nearby.

According to the report, officers made contact with a 23-year-old female and her boyfriend, Zachery McGill, 30.

An investigation revealed that McGill assaulted his girlfriend by hitting her and squeezing her right hand. Police said McGill grabbed her neck with his hands and choked her to the point that she couldn't breathe.

McGill was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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