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Texas top 10 most wanted fugitive possibly in Odessa

Justin Slatton Jr. (Source: Department of Public Safety) Justin Slatton Jr. (Source: Department of Public Safety)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

A man on the Texas 10 most wanted list for two counts of murder and burglary of a building might be hiding out in Odessa.

Temple police are asking for the public’s help in finding Justin Slatton Jr., 20, is a suspect in a shooting that happened back on April 13 that left two Bell county men dead.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Slatton has ties to the Latin Kings gang.

Slatton is described as 5’7”, 165 lbs, and has many tattoos including a five-point star on his left hand, the number five (dice-style) on his left wrist, the shape of Texas on his right hand as well as multiple neck tattoos.

His last known address was in San Angelo.

There is a $7,500 reward offered for information leading to his arrest.  Bell County Crime Stoppers and San Angelo Crime Stoppers are also offering rewards for information.

To be eligible for the rewards tipsters must provide the information using these approved methods: call Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS, text the letter “DPS” followed by your tip to 274637 from your cell phone, and for more ways to submit go to www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted.

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