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Published On: Thu, Dec 27th, 2012

LC Davis, Texas man, caught after police chase, accused of murdering wife and shooting son

A West Texas man is in custody Thursday on accusations that he killed his ex-wife and critically injured her son in a shooting on Christmas Eve.

LC Davis Jr

LC Davis Jr

The Odessa American reports that L.C. Davis Jr. led police on a high-speed chase from Midland to Odessa, Texas.

 The 55-year-old Davis is accused of shooting his ex-wife, 50-year-old Venesta Davis, and her 20-year-old son, Andrew Darius Thurman.

Police say the shootings occurred Monday night.

On Tuesday, Midland police spotted a car they believed Davis was driving. Police say that when an officer tried to arrest Davis, he fled on Interstate 20.

Davis has a lengthy criminal record that includes convictions on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He remains in the Ector County Jail.

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