BREAKING: 5 dead, 21 gunshot victims in Odessa active shooter situation


Tim Fischer/Midland Reporter-Telegram via AP)

ODESSA, Texas (WKRN) – Five people died and many others were hurt in a mass shooting in Odessa. Three law enforcement officers were shot, officials said.

A 17-month old is among the victims injured in the shooting and will be taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

Officials with the Midland Police Department have reported an active shooter situation in an Odessa Home Depot Saturday afternoon.

Police said there are “multiple gunshot victims” in West Texas after reports of two suspects opening fire on Saturday in the area of Midland and Odessa.

According to the post, “one suspect is believed to be at the Cinergy in Midland and the other is believed to be driving on Loop 250 in Midland. The two vehicles in question are gold/white small Toyota truck and a USPS Postal Van. Please stay away from these areas and stay indoors.”

Officials with the Odessa Police Department posted on Facebook and said one of two possible suspects is driving around Odessa shooting at random people. At this time there are multiple gunshot victims

Midland police confirmed one active shooter was shot and killed at the Cinergy in Odessa.

News 2 will have more information online and on-air as the story develops.

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