Odessa Police arrest man after shots fired call

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Odessa Police have arrested Omar Alejandro Venegas on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and multiple other charges after police were called to the 4400 block of Redbud in reference to a shots fired call.

According to OPD, Venegas fired a round out of the window of a car. Officers on the scene say they saw a man matching the suspect’s description and attempted to apprehend him. He ran on foot. Venegas took a handgun and threw it on the ground, according to OPD.

Venegas was eventually located with the assistance of a K-9 unit. Venegas was arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

There were no reported injuries.

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