Midland–Odessa shooting

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Midland-Odessa shooting
Midland-Odessa is located in Texas
Midland-Odessa (Texas)
Midland-Odessa is located in the United States
Midland-Odessa (the United States)
LocationOdessa and Midland, Texas, U.S.
Coordinates31°50′45″N 102°22′03″W / 31.8457°N 102.3676°W / 31.8457; -102.3676Coordinates: 31°50′45″N 102°22′03″W / 31.8457°N 102.3676°W / 31.8457; -102.3676
DateAugust 31, 2019
3:17 p.m. (CDT)
Attack type
Spree shooting
Drive-by shooting
Deaths8 (including the perpetrator)
Non-fatal injuries
AccusedSeth Aaron Ator

On August 31, 2019, multiple people were shot from a vehicle traveling between and in the Texas cities of Odessa and Midland.[1]

Odessa police announced five deaths (including the shooter) and 21 injuries (including three police), and described the shooter as a white male in his mid-30s, shot and killed by police outside a movie theater as he fired at them again.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "At least 5 people dead, 21 injured by shooter in Odessa and Midland, Texas, authorities say". NBC News. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  2. "Suspect shot and killed in Odessa, Texas, after multiple shootings in area". www.cbsnews.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  3. Fernandez, Manny; Vigdor, Neil (August 31, 2019). "At Least 5 Dead and 21 Injured in Shootings in Midland, Tex". The New York Times. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  4. Vera, Amir. "Live updates: Shooter targets people at shopping centers in West Texas". CNN. Retrieved August 31, 2019.