Press release via Ector County Sheriff's Office:
Deputies responded to a call regarding 2 possible gunshot victims in the area of Tomahawk and Mexia last night about 9:10 p.m.
Upon arrival, deputies found one male and one female had been shot.
Information obtained by the deputies led to a possible location of the suspect’s vehicle.
Officers responding to the scene to assist spotted the vehicle and a short pursuit began but ended in the parking lot of Dollar General at 3rd and Knox.
When officers approached the vehicle and asked the driver to exit the vehicle a gun was seen in the possession of the driver.
Officers were successful in safely removing the driver without incident and that person was identified as:
Bernadette Hernandez, WHF, DOB: 04/15/90
The two shooting victims were transported to Medical Center Hospital, their condition is unknown.
The reason behind the shootings is still under investigation at this time.
Hernandez was charged with 2 counts of AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON and bonds totaling 600,000.00
Further information as it becomes available.