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Ector County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting death

Neither the suspect nor the victim have been identified, but the suspect has been charged with murder.
Credit: ECSO

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas — The Ector County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder in the 10000 block of Dalewade.

According to ECSO, officers responded to a call about a disturbance and a gunshot victim just before 8 p.m. on August 25.

Deputies located a man with a single gunshot wound, who was taken to Medical Center Hospital. The victim, identified as Jesus Efren Todakee, succumbed to his injuries.

ECSO located a suspect, who was detained at the scene. Roberto Carlos Melendez, has been charged with murder.

The investigation is still ongoing and the victim's body has been sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.