Police investigating shooting death of 18-year-old man

Ponca City Now - June 23, 2016 7:56 pm

Ponca City Police are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in the 1000 block of North Second Street.

Spokeswoman Sherry Bowers said a 911 call was received by the Communication Center at 6:07p.m. from a resident of garage apartment in the 1000 block of North Second Street.

The caller reported a male bleeding heavily from his side. Police and ambulance responded, Bowers said.

The first officer on the scene began CPR. The ambulance arrived shortly after and took over the resuscitative efforts.

The victim was transported to AllianceHealth Ponca City, where he died from the single gunshot wound to his left side.

Police are questioning a witness now. No other details are available at this time, Bowers said.


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