Odessa Police Make 2 Arrests in Connection to Shooting at Dixie Square Apartments
DATE: November 29, 2017
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”
DATE/TIME REPORTED: November 28, 2017 at approximately 2220 hours
LOCATION: 222 North Dixie (Dixie Square Apartments)
Odessa Police have made two arrests in connection to a shooting that occurred last night in Central Odessa. Tommy Pettigrew III, date of birth 11/03/1998 and Damon Alford, date of birth 12/05/1992, have each been charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”.
On November 28, 2017 at approximately 2220 hours, Odessa Police responded to the Dixie Square Apartments in reference to a subject with a gun. Upon arrival, officers made contact with four subjects, who advised that a male subject intentionally discharged a firearm towards them as they gathered near the doorway of the apartment. A second suspect acted as a “lookout” during the incident.
Both suspects fled the scene before police arrived and there were no reports of any injuries. Officers located a discharged bullet out of the interior apartment wall. Through the course of the investigation the shooter was identified as Alford and the second suspect was identified as Pettigrew.
Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained aggravated assault warrants for both suspects, who were located and placed into custody this morning at approximately 0648 hours.
Damon Alford Tommy Pettigrew III