Sheriff: Man shot and killed after entering Midland home, threatening homeowner

Published: Sep. 29, 2020 at 4:48 PM CDT
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MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: One person was killed, and another was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

According to Midland County Sheriff David Criner, deputies were called to a report of shots fired at the Airline & Mobile Home RV Park at 2:37 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they found one man, identified as 26-year-old Ian Zachary Ramirez, who had been shot and killed. Another man, identified as Gunner Thomas Russo Duffy, 20, was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

The sheriff’s office states that a preliminary investigation of the shooting revealed that Ramirez, armed with a firearm, entered Duffy’s home without consent and threatened him. Both men then shot at each other.

As of Wednesday morning Duffy was listed in stable condition.

Sheriff Criner says that their investigation is ongoing.


Authorities are on the scene of a shooting in Midland County on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Midland County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened in the 7100 block of Airline Road at the Airline & Mobile Home RV Park.

There is no word yet on injuries being reported.

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