Man arrested in fatal Altus shooting

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 2, 2009
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ALTUS, Okla. — Altus police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting and robbery at a local apartment complex.

Investigators declined to release the name of the suspect, saying more arrests are possible.

Authorities say 34-year-old Hai Phan died early Sunday from a gunshot wound to the torso.

A police officer who stopped a vehicle near the Ridgecrest Apartments about 2 a.m. saw a man with a gunshot wound inside. Officers administered CPR but Phan was pronounced when paramedics arrived.

Police Capt. Mike Turner says investigators believe Phan was shot in connection with a robbery in the parking lot of the apartment complex.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 580-482-8477.

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