Alice man among injured in Odessa shooting rampage

Posted at 4:10 PM, Sep 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-01 17:10:20-04

ALICE, Texas — The Alice Echo New Journal reported Sunday that an Alice man was a victim in Saturday's shooting that killed seven people and injured 22 in Odessa, Texas.

Robert Cavazos was in Odessa working with an Alice oilfied company. Cavasos had taken his lunch break with the shooting broke out.

According to the Echo, sources say Cavavos’ company vehicle was shot at and the bullet struck him in the stomach. He underwent surgery and is recovering.

The shooting started when state troopers tried to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect then began firing randomly. Published reports place the victims between the ages of 15 to 57.

According to USA Today, the shooter has been identifed as 36 year old Seth Ator. Ator was killed by officers at the Cinergy movie theater in Odessa.