Upshur County Sheriff’s Office investigating overnight fatal shooting

Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Upshur County
Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Upshur County(Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Upshur County)
Updated: Jun. 20, 2020 at 6:38 AM CDT
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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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