Man charged in murder investigation

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Odessa Police have charged one man in connection with a murder investigation.

Police officials say Johnathen Payen Sanchez was arrested by the U.S. Marshal Service and the Lubbock Police Department over the weekend.

Sanchez was sought in connection with a shooting that killed one and injured another back on Jan. 25.

Police originally responded to the 3700 block of Highway 80 about the shooting.

One of the victims was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead and another was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition.

Sanchez has been charged with murder.

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