Second suspect in officer involved shooting arrested


ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Odessa Police have arrested a second suspect in connection to an officer involved shooting that happened last month. 

Darien Gonzalo Sanchez, 20, has been charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant. Sanchez was arrested yesterday in Midland by the Texas Department of Public Safety. According to OPD, more charges are expected as the investigation continues.

Around 10:20 p.m. on August 30, OPD responded to the area of 3rd and West county Road to assist Ector County Sheriff’s deputies. During a pursuit, shots were fired at officers and an OPD unit was struck. No injuries were reported in the incident. 

Police previously arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the shooting. That teen was also charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant.

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