Odessa police investigate shooting involving an officer
The Odessa Police Department reports two people were injured during a shooting involving officers near the intersection of South Sam Houston Ave. and Mable street Wednesday morning.
According to police, officers made contact with a male suspect who immediately began shooting at officers, who retured fire.
An OPD officer was shot and taken to Medical Center Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police report the suspect was also shot and taken to Medical Care Hospital with serious injuries.
Three officers were involved in the shooting and all three have been placed on administrative leave, according to the Odessa Police Department.
The ODP has requested the Texas Rangers office to investigate.