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Odessa Police Charge 2 Subjects in Connection to Shooting at Arbor Oaks Apartments

Post Date:03/12/2018 9:31 AM

DATE: March 12, 2018                          
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “1st Degree Felony” 
DATE/TIME REPORTED: March 1, 2018 at approximately 0446 hours
LOCATION: 1000 East Monahans (Arbor Oaks Apartments)

Odessa Police have charged two subjects in connection to a shooting that occurred earlier this month at the Arbor Oaks Apartments. Cameron Bruce Sawyer, date of birth 10/14/1996 and Steven Sage Saenz, date of birth 12/20/1991, have both been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”.

Through the course of the investigation, Sawyer and Saenz were positively identified as the suspects involved in the incident. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained warrants for both subjects, who were charged and arrested accordingly.


An Odessa man is in critical condition following a shooting that occurred early this morning in South Odessa.

On March 1, 2018 at approximately 0446 hours, Odessa Police responded to 1000 East Monahans in reference to a disturbance. While officers were responding, dispatch advised that the caller heard gunshots followed by screaming coming from a nearby apartment.

Investigation revealed that a Jadson Ephriam, 19 years of age, had been shot multiple times by a known person. Ephriam was transported by a private vehicle to ORMC before officers arrived on scene. The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. Ephriam is currently listed as being in critical condition.

At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation continues. Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS. 

Cameron Sawyer    Steven Saenz
                           Cameron Sawyer                                                            Steve Saenz

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