OSBI Agents Investigate Cotton County Fatal Shooting

Ponca City Now - February 2, 2016 2:01 pm

Monday evening, the Cotton County Sheriff’s Office requested OSBI assistance with a shooting in the 1400 block of East Avenue E in Randlett.

At approximately 8 p.m. emergency medical technicians and deputies were called out to the home. There, they found 51-year-old Rhey Sales shot multiple times.

He was transported to a Wichita Falls, Texas, hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators learned Sales was living at his father’s home. Monday evening, Rhey threw several objects at his father, Mager Sales, who uses a wheelchair for mobility. Several objects thrown at the 75-year-old struck him.

Rhey also threatened numerous times to kill his father. The elder Sales told investigators he feared for his life and shot his son.

No one has been arrested. OSBI agents interviewed numerous people at the scene and family members of the victim.

The case agent will provide a detailed report to the Cotton County District Attorney. He will determine if the shooting was in self defense.


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