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USOdessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock

06:55  01 september  2019
06:55  01 september  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Texas Shooting Leaves 5 Dead and At Least 21 Injured Near Odessa

Texas Shooting Leaves 5 Dead and At Least 21 Injured Near Odessa HOUSTON — Five people were killed and at least 21 others were injured in a brazen daylight drive-by mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa on Saturday, as a gunman drove on the highways and streets opening fire on residents, motorists and shoppers, the authorities said. The attack at the start of Labor Day weekend terrified sister cities 20 miles apart with a combined population of 263,000, less than a month after gunmen killed 31 people in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, in back-to-back massacres that stunned the nation and revived the debate in Washington over gun control.

LUBBOCK , Texas – A spokesperson with the UMC Health System in Lubbock confirmed that a 17-month-old victim of the shootings in Midland and Odessa was After the news of the shooting , UMC brought in surgical teams with the expectation that as many as five or six victims could come from the

Odessa police officials said the incident began late Saturday afternoon at 3:25 p.m., when a state trooper on Interstate 20 between Midland and Eric Finley, a hospital spokesman, said the toddler was in satisfactory condition in Lubbock . The attack came just four weeks after one of the deadliest

Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock
Odessa, Texas shooting: Toddler victim flown to hospital in Lubbock

LUBBOCK, Texas – A spokesperson with the UMC Health System in Lubbock confirmed that a 17-month-old victim of the shootings in Midland and Odessa was flown to Lubbock  Saturday.

Texas shooting: Death toll rises to 7 in gunman's rampage

Texas shooting: Death toll rises to 7 in gunman's rampage The death toll rose to seven after a gunman's rampage that left many more injured following what began as a routine traffic stop in Odessa, Texas.

The Odessa Regional Medical Center’s said the hospital had treated a total of six patients brought to their facilities. Two of those patients remain in critical How did people respond to the mass shooting ? Multiple businesses, offices and dorms at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin were put on

Odessa , Texas (CNN) The Odessa Police Department on Sunday identified the man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a shooting spree in The wounded 17-month-old was airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock , where she was in satisfactory condition, hospital officials said.

The hospital confirmed it was a girl who was “satisfactory” condition as of 8:40 p.m. CT

No other victims were transported to UMC from the shooting.

After the news of the shooting, UMC brought in surgical teams with the expectation that as many as five or six victims could come from the shooting.

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Authorities say at least five people were killed and 21 injured in the Midland-Odessa rampage, which began after a routine traffic stop. Three officers were among the wounded.

Russell Tippin, CEO of Medical Health Systems hospital in Odessa, said 13 shooting victims were being cared for at the facility. He declined to give their ages.

"If you hear my voice, you need to hug your families," he said during a press conference in front of the hospital.

Contributing: USA TODAY

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