Upshur County Sheriff’s Office investigating overnight fatal shooting

Upshur County Sheriff’s Office investigating overnight fatal shooting
Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Upshur County (Source: Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Upshur County)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) -One person is dead after an overnight shooting in Upshur County.

According to officials, deputies responded to a call around 12:15 Saturday morning for reports of a shooting at the 2500 block of U.S. Highway 154 East of Gilmer.

Upon arrival, deputies say they located 29-year-old Michael Odom laying in the driveway of the residence with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators say Odom was transported to Longview Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives have a suspect in custody who is now facing murder charges. At this time the suspect’s name has not yet been released.

The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation.

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