Odessa Police arrest suspect in South Odessa shooting

Odessa Police arrest suspect in South Odessa shooting

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - CORRECTION: A previous headline that read "Odessa Police arrest suspect in school shooting" was incorrect. Kavas Green is a suspect in a South Odessa shooting.


Odessa Police arrested Kavas Sueon-Dejohn Green Thursday on five accounts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon "2nd Degree Felony", Evading Arrest or Detention with Prior Convictions "State Jail Felony", Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon "Class A Misdemeanor", False Identification – Fugitive from Justice "Class A Misdemeanor", and for three felony warrants.

Police arrived after reports of a shooting to find Green who immediately ran from them several blocks to an abandoned house.

Officers found Green hiding inside of a closet.

Green was found to be in possession of a handgun, initially gave officers a false name and date of birth, and had a prior conviction for evading.

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