Jesse McGinnis sentenced to life behind bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Life behind bars, that's the sentence handed down to an Odessa man after he was found guilty of murder.

An Ector County jury found Jesse McGinnis guilty of killing 22-year old Adrian Ramirez Garza last year.

He is one of three people arrested in connection with the murder.

Johnnie Joe Oranday and McGinnis's former girlfriend, Naomi Lee Alva have not yet been tried.

Witnesses say McGinnis, Oranday, and Alva showed up at the party.

When party goers approached their van, McGinnis got out and started shooting.

Garza was shot sevreral times, and died at the scene.

McGinnis is already serving 20-years behind bars for a parole violation.