Ector County Sheriff's Investigating Overnight Shooting

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - The Ector County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an overnight shooting.

The shooting happened in the 7300 block of Hughes Lane a little after 1:15 Thursday morning.

Once officers arrived on the scene the found Rey Valdez was shot one time in the upper arm.  The bullet also went through his arm and entered his chest vavity.

Valdez was transported to Medical Center Hospital where he later died.

His body has been sent to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

If you have any information regarding this shooting please call the Ector County Sheriff's Office at 432-335-3050 or Crimestoppers at 333-TIPS.