A second arrest has been made in connection to an officer involved shooting that occurred last month. Darien Gonzalo Sanchez, 20 years of age, has been charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant “1st Degree Felony”. Sanchez was arrested yesterday in Midland by DPS. More charges are anticipated, and the investigation continues.
Original Release from 9-1-21:
Police arrested a 16-year-old male in the officer involved shooting on August 30, 2021. OPD responded to the area of 3rd and County Road West around 10:20 pm to assist Sheriff’s Deputies.
During a pursuit, shots were fired at officers and an OPD unit was struck. No one was hurt. The 16-year-old has been charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant, Felony 1.
A second suspect is still on the run. The investigation continues.