FIRST ON CBS7: Suspect killed following high-speed chase that ended near Downtown Odessa

Published: Nov. 1, 2019 at 7:47 PM CDT
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UPDATE: New details have been released on Friday night's chase and shooting.

According to Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis, authorities were chasing an aggravated assault suspect.

The chase ended near the Jackson Square Apartments where the suspect got out of the vehicle.

According to Sheriff Griffis, the suspect pointed a gun at an officer and was shot.

The Ector County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the suspect was killed in the shooting.

No identity has been released.

The Texas Rangers have been requested to investigate the shooting.


Police say that there is no threat to the public following a high-speed chase that ended near Downtown Odessa.

The chase involved the Odessa Police Department, Ector County Sheriff's Office and DPS.

A suspect led officers on a chase on the interstate before turning into town.

The chase ended near the Jackson Square Apartments.

Eyewitnesses near the apartments tell CBS7 they heard several gunshots.

No other details are available at this time.

CBS7 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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