Man is killed by shotgun blast in Muskogee

The first homicide of the year has been reported in Muskogee. A man was arrested in the shooting death.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 23, 2014 at 1:54 pm •  Published: January 23, 2014

— Police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year, officer Michael Mahans said.

Richard Kosterlizky, 30, was shot to death just before midnight Wednesday, Mahan said.

Police arrested Justin Capps, 18. Capps was taken to the Muskogee County jail.

The shooting stemmed from an ongoing dispute between Capps and Kosterlizky, police said.

Kosterlizky was visiting his girlfriend at her home when he was shot. Capps is the boyfriend of the daughter of Kosterlizky's girlfriend.

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