Ponca City, OK

Now: 67 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 66 °F | Lo: 29 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 52 °F 

Lo: 33 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 64 °F 

Lo: 34 °F

Thursday

Hi: 52 °F 

Lo: 26 °F

Friday

Hi: 55 °F 

Lo: 36 °F

Saturday

Hi: 64 °F 

Lo: 34 °F

Blackwell Police investigating shooting death

Beverly Bryant - May 14, 2017 1:11 pm

Blackwell Police and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation investigate a suspicious shooting death on Sunday. Photo by Wendy Spence.

Blackwell Police Chief Dewayne Wood said Sunday afternoon about 12:45 p.m. that the Police Department is investigating a suspicious death.

“About 1:58 a.m. Sunday we received a 911call regarding a male with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1300 block of South First,” Wood said.

The victim was identified as a 19-year-old male. He was pronounced dead at the Blackwell hospital and his body has been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Oklahoma City.

Wood said the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is assisting Blackwell Police in the investigation.

At this time the name of the man is not being released, pending notification of next of kin.

 

 

Latest Stories

Chamber Chat

We will have a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Positive Impact Autism Support Center Tuesday at 10...

Great Big Band collects food for middle school program

Assistant Mike Doyle sorts a portion of the nonperishable food collected during The Great Big Band’s...