Man injured in attempted car jacking


One man was injured following an attempted car jacking overnight in Odessa.

Odessa Police officials say officers were called to a gunshot victim around 10:20 p.m. Monday night in the 2220 block of E. 52nd Street.

At the scene, officers found 32-year-old Andy Bautista, who was taken to medical Center Hospital for treatment.

Police officials say Bautista is currently in serious condition.

Bautista told police that an unknown suspect tried to take his truck and shot him in the chest before fleeing the scene in a blue Nissan Armada, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD at 432-333-3641 or the Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.

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