Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a shooting that occurred early this morning in Central Odessa. Carolina Martinez, 59 years of age, has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Family Violence) “1st Degree Felony”.
On June 18, 2021 at approximately 0310 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 1500 block of North Adams in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 69-year-old male, who had sustained a gunshot wound in the upper-body. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury.
Officers also made contact with the victim’s wife, identified as Martinez. Investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument, Martinez shot her husband. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Martinez was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.