Everything We Know About the Odessa Mass Shooting

Everything We Know About the Odessa Mass Shooting

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A pickup truck that the gunman fired on during his shooting spree sits on the side of Interstate 20 with bullet holes in the passenger side window. Photo: Ernest Villanueva/Twitter

At least five people were killed and another 21 injured after a white male gunman opened fire on police and random civilians along Interstate 20 and Highway 191 in the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa. The gunman was later killed during a gun battle with police. It was the second mass shooting in Texas in less than a month, following the massacre at an El Paso Walmart on August 3.

Below is everything we know so far.

The Attack


— Ernest Villanueva (@ErnestVillanu13) August 31, 2019

#odessa #midland pic.twitter.com/n4nmPBU4un

— Rt (@B33041934) August 31, 2019

Just witnessed a shooting in Odessa, Texas. #

Posted by Alex Woods on Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Victims

Five people were killed and another 21 injured, including three law enforcement officers, according to Odessa police. It’s not clear how many of the injured were shot by the gunman.


— Manu Raju (@mkraju) September 1, 2019

This is a developing news story and this post will be continuously revised and updated as more information becomes available. Check back for updates.

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