Woman remains hospitalized after shooting

Ponca City Now - January 15, 2015 11:02 am

Amber Lee Oleary, 31, remains hospitalized at Ponca City Medical Center today after she was shot Wednesday evening at Third Street and Cleveland Avenue.

The Communications Center received a call reporting the shooting about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ponca City Police spokeswoman Sherry Bowers said an argument ensued between the victim, who was standing in the street on Cleveland Avenue, and an acquaintance in the back seat of a vehicle.

The victim said the man who shot her was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle. The victim told police she only knows the first name of the man that shot her.

Police have not yet located the driver of the vehicle, the assailant or the subject the victim was arguing with.

The shooting took place on the south side of the Wilbanks Apartments and was caught on video surveillance.

Through the investigation, police located the vehicle parked and unoccupied behind a residence in the 400 block of East Albany. The vehicle, a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am. was towed and secured at 11:20 p.m., Bowers said.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone wishing to send an anonymous tip online regarding the shooting, or any other crime, can contact Crime Stoppers through www.poncacityok.gov . Click on the Crime stoppers link on the home page, fill out the tip sheet, and send the information. Texts can be sent to CRIMES (274637) from a cell phone. Tips can also be emailed to

[email protected] , or call (580) 762-5100. Those providing information will remain anonymous, and may receive a reward of up to $1,000.


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