Odessa, Texas/November 1, 2021-Two suspects have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting that occurred on Sunday morning, October 31st, at approximately 1:32 am.

Officers with the Odessa Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the parking lot of 4555 East University Blvd. The investigation revealed that the victim, 53-year-old Jesse Sanchez was a patron at the Agave Bar. Sanchez had exited the bar and walked to his vehicle when multiple shots were fired at him.

Jesse Sanchez was transported to Medical Center Hospital where he pronounced deceased.

The suspects then exited the parking lot and was pursued by Odessa Police with the assistance of the Ector County Sheriff’s Office. The pursuit ended in the area of West Cananero Court. The suspects were taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit.

The two suspects Martin Monge Hernandez, 19-years-of-age was charged with Murder, Felony, 1st Degree and Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle, Felony, 3rd Degree.

Cristian Escarcega, 24-years-of-age was charged with Murder, Felony 1st Degree, and Evading Arrest or Detention, Class A misdemeanor.

The investigation Continues.

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Author: Danny Barrera

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