DATE: February 4, 2021
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder "1st Degree Felony"
DATE/TIME REPORTED: February 4, 2021 at approximately 0135 hours
LOCATION: 9000 Block of Ratliff Ridge Avenue
An arrest has been made in connection to a murder that occurred early this morning in North Odessa. Clinton Tyrone Saunders, date of birth 04/21/1984, has been charged with Murder “1st Degree Felony”.
On February 4, 2021 at approximately 0135 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 9000 block of Ratliff Ridge Avenue in reference to shots being fired. Officers later located a deceased subject in the 1000 block of East 90th Street. The subject was later identified as identified as Mario Castillo, 38 years of age.
Investigation revealed that after a disturbance occurred, Saunders shot Castillo. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Saunders was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.
Next of kin have been notified and the investigation continues.
Clinton Tyrone Saunders