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Victim identified in deadly Odessa shooting

Police have arrested a suspect who they say shot and killed a man in Odessa early Monday morning.
Published: Jun. 15, 2020 at 11:07 AM CDT
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3:06 p.m. Tuesday Update: The victim in Monday’s shooting has been identified as 23-year-old Kevin Portillo of Midland, according to the Odessa Police Department.

Police also tell CBS7 that the suspect in the shooting, Jonathan Roy Dawkins, is now in Odessa. He was captured by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Angelo on Monday.

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Police have arrested a suspect who they say shot and killed a man early Monday morning.

Jonathan Roy Dawkins, 29, has been charged with Capital Murder.

According to the Odessa Police Department, their officers were called to the 1400 block of Wilshire at 3:38 a.m. for a report of a gunshot victim.

When police arrived they found a 23-year-old man who had been shot several times. The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene.

Police say their investigation of the shooting revealed that a suspect, identified as Dawkins, had been involved in a disturbance at the home before he shot the victim several times.

A warrant was then issued for Dawkins’ arrest and he was captured by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Angelo.

Arrest Made in Connection to Capital Murder Investigation DATE: June 15, 2020 TYPE OF INCIDENT: Homicide...

Posted by Odessa Police Department on Monday, June 15, 2020

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