20-year-old sought in northwest Oklahoma City homicide

Oklahoma City police are looking for Deante James Hawthorne, 20, in the shooting death of Khaleeq Landon, 16.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 19, 2012 at 12:03 pm •  Published: June 19, 2012

Oklahoma City police are looking for a man in a northwest Oklahoma City shooting death.

Deante James Hawthorne, 20, is wanted in the death of Khaleeq Landon, 16. Landon was shot about 9:45 p.m. Thursday at Windsor Village Apartments, 4760 NW 24.

Hawthorne is a black male with black hair in braids, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds, witnesses told police.

Hawthorne has the following tattoos: “east side” on his right shoulder, a drawing of praying hands on his left shoulder, “7” on the back of his right arm, “2” on the back of his left arm and “NY” on the back of his neck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide tip line at 297-1200, and may be eligible for a cash reward.


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