ECSO arrests one in fatal shooting

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ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Ector County Deputies have arrested one man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred overnight.

Officials say they responded to the 300 block of Yealonda about a gunshot victim Wednesday night. When deputies arrived, they noticed several people outside of a home.

Deputies also located a handgun reportedly used during the shooting.

Inside of the home, deputies found an unresponsive man with gunshot wounds to the chest, according to the release.

While investigating, deputies say a physical altercation had taken place, which ended with the shooting. Dalton Gilcrease has since been arrested in connection with the shooting and charged with murder.

ECSO officials say the investigation is ongoing.

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