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Arrest made in shooting death of man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City


Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City as a homicide, Lt. Dennis Layden said.

About 12:50 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to 2410 SW 59 and found a man lying near apartments in a parking lot. The man was dead at the scene, Layden said.Police did not find any witnesses to the shooting, he said.

People who lived nearby told police officers they heard gunfire and a pickup was seen driving away on SW 59. An officer located a pickup nearby. The driver was questioned. Laterr Sunday afternoon, an arrest was made, Layden said.

The shooting death is being investigated as the 20th homicide of the year in Oklahoma City.

Anyone with information can call the homicide tip line at 405-297-1200.