Arrest Made in Connection to Murder Investigation
DATE: October 29, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder "1st Degree Felony"
DATE/TIME REPORTED: October 28, 2019 at approximately 1844 hours
LOCATION: 1900 Block of North Lincoln
Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a murder that occurred last night. Michael Leldon Shults, date of birth 04/27/1982, has been charged with Murder “1st Degree Felony”.
On October 28, 2019 at approximately 1844 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 1900 block of North Lincoln in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Roy Reeves, 57 years of age, with several stab wounds to his torso. Reeves was transported to Medical Center Hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel.
Officers located the suspect, identified as Shults, in the backyard of the residence. Investigation revealed that after a disturbance occurred between both subjects, Shults stabbed Reeves several times with a knife. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Shults was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.
There were no reports of any other injuries and next of kin were notified. The investigation continues.
Michael Leldon Shults