Odessa police investigating apartment shooting

Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)

ODESSA -- A shooting Thursday morning has left one person in critical condition.

According to the Odessa Police Department, their officers responded to a call of a disturbance at the Arbor Oaks Apartments around 4:46 a.m.

As police made their way to the scene dispatch advised that a caller had heard gunshots and screams coming from a nearby apartment.

When officers arrived at the scene they found that Jadson Ephriam, 19, had been shot several times and had been taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

The suspect in the shooting fled the scene before officers arrived.

Police say that Ephriam is now at the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.