One dead following shooting at family barbecue

The Associated Press and KWTV-9 - April 23, 2018 10:24 am

DEL CITY, Okla. (AP) – Police in suburban Oklahoma City say a man has died following a shooting at a family barbecue.
Television station KWTV reports that the shooting occurred Saturday evening at a residence in Del City, located about 4 miles (7 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City.
Police responded to reports of a disturbance at the residence and officers heard gunfire when they arrived. Officials say a man was shot in the chest and died from the wound. The man’s name was not immediately released.
Officials say the shooting occurred when a suspect started fighting with the victim and allegedly shot him. The suspect was taken into custody but was not immediately identified.
The shooting remains under investigation.


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