Floyd Odell Charged with Murder and Attempted Murder

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that Floyd Odell, dob 8/29/66, was convicted yesterday of murder and attempted murder in two separate attacks in South Los Angeles.

He was found guilty of one count of murder, one count of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a firearm and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. It was also found true, firearm allegations and an allegation of causing great bodily injury. Odell’s sentencing is scheduled for May 21 in Department 101 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center, and faces up to 50 years to life in state prison.

On May 18th, 2015, Odell fatally shot his friend, Charles Wilson, at the victim’s home in the 700 block of West 79th Street. The victim was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

This was all prior to another incident that had occurred just days earlier when Odell shot his nephew and his nephew’s wife in the 6900 block of Menlo Avenue. Odell shot his nephew as he was walking to his car with his wife, in the pelvis area and the woman in her hand. The married couple were both taken to a local hospital and treated for their injuries. The Los Angeles Police Department investigated case BA436727.