Odessa Police Searching for 2 Suspects from Early Morning StabbingPress Release
ODESSA, TX -- Odessa Police are searching for two suspects involved in a stabbing from Tuesday morning.
At approximately 12:34 a.m., Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 1500 blk of West 12th St in reference to an assault.
Officers arrived on scene and made contact with a 31-year-old male who advised he had been stabbed by two unknown male subjects, according to Odessa Police Department (OPD).
The victim reported that his vehicle had recently been broken into and that we to the alley after he heard his dogs barking.
The victim reported that he observed two male subjects in the alley and asked them what they were doing. Following this, one of the male subjects stabbed the victim on his left arm and shoulder and the other male subject struck him in the head.
The victim advised police that both suspects fled the scene in the alley after the assault. He was then transported to Medical Center Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male wearing a black hoodie and black shorts, approximately 25 years of age and describes as five-foot-nine in height.
The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male wearing a dark shirt and black pants, approximately 25 years of age. He is described as 6-feet tall and weighing approximately 280 pounds.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is still underway, according to OPD.
Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #17-22997.