Trial starting in 2014 shooting death case
Team Radio Marketing Group - October 17, 2017 9:55 am
Mitchell Griffith, 60, is scheduled today for a jury trial in Kay County District Court.
Griffith is charged with murder in the first degree, deliberate intent; carrying a firearm while under the influence of alcohol; and a misdemeanor of public intoxication.
He is charged with the Sept. 18, 2014, shooting death of Vinson Kendrick, who was 35. Kendrick was found shot in an apartment at 802 South Second Street.
The Ponca City Police Department found Griffith and Kendrick on the ground with injuries. Griffith had extensive facial trauma and appeared to be unconscious and Kendrick was bleeding heavily from several wounds on his chest and abdominal area.
The men were transported to the hospital where Kendrick died of three gunshot wounds.
Griffith is represented by attorney Grace Yates.