Man charged in Odessa Shooting
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A man is in custody after allegedly beating his girlfriend and shooting another man who tried to intervene.
Police identified the subject as Isaiah Lara.
Odessa police were called to a disturbance at the 25-hundred block of west 8th street around 4 a.m. this morning, where they found a 32-year old male with a gunshot wound to the face.
Police say Lara assaulted his girlfriend by repeatedly kicking her in the head and face. When a witness attempted to break up the assault, Lara shot him.
The male victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Lara was eventually found and arrested while hiding in a separate residence.
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