DATE: February 3, 2021
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: February 3, 2021 at approximately 0225 hours
LOCATION: 8th Street & Harless
An arrest has been made in connection to a murder that occurred early this morning in Southwest Odessa. Raymond Phillip Moseley, date of birth 06/06/1984, has been charged with Murder “1st Degree Felony”.
On February 3, 2021 at approximately 0225 hours, Odessa Police responded to 500 West 5th Street in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers observed a deceased male subject, later identified as Justin Payne, 33 years of age.
Officers also made contact with a male subject, identified as Moseley. Investigation revealed that after a disturbance occurred in the area of 8th and Harless, Moseley shot Payne, who was transported to MCH and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel.
Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Moseley was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. Next of kin have been notified and the investigation continues.