UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A Longview man is dead and a suspect is in custody after an overnight shooting in Upshur County.
According to Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb, Michael Jermaine Odom, 29, of Longview was killed in a shooting at around 12:15 a.m. Saturday at a residence in the 2500 block of US Highway 154 east of Gilmer.
When deputies were called to the scene, they found Odom lying in the driveway with a gunshot wound to the chest. The suspect was still at the residence and was taken into custody.
Odom was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The suspect was identified as Dylan Lee Baker, 22, of Gilmer. He is being held in the Upshur County Jail awaiting arraignment on a charge of murder. His bond is set at $1M by Justice of the Peace Welch.