Man suffers severe injuries in Del City drive-by

Drive-by shooting severely injures man in the 3200 block of Dentwood Terrace in Del City.
by Juliana Keeping Modified: February 15, 2012 at 10:03 pm •  Published: February 15, 2012
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A drive-by shooting Wednesday left a man conscious but with severe injuries, police Capt. Jody Suit said.

The victim's identity was not released.

Police and emergency responders received a call about 4:15 p.m. regarding a shooting in the 3200 block of Dentwood Terrace where they found a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound, Suit said.

Green Caprice seen

Witnesses said three males were in a green Chevy Caprice, possibly with 20-inch rims, when they pulled up next to the victims' vehicle, he said.

There was “some kind of altercation,” Suit said, and shots were fired into the victims' car, which held three people.

The altercation is thought to have started at a convenience store at the intersection of SE 44 and Bryant Avenue, and then continued about two blocks to the neighborhood where the victim was shot, Suit said.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the altercation, he said.


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by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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