Odessa police investigating deadly apartment shooting

ODESSA -- One person is dead after police say he tried to force his way into an apartment on Sunday.

Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)

According to the Odessa Police Department, their officers responded to a call of a gunshot victim at the Sunset Lodge Apartments at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

When police arrived at the scene they found Jerrod Dement, 20, with several gunshot wounds. Dement was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation of the scene revealed that a man at the apartment was woken up by someone banging on his door.

Dement then allegedly forced his way into the apartment where he was shot several times.

No charges have been filed at this time.