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Oklahoma City police identify man killed in accidental shooting

Paul Phillip Derryberry, 62, of Oklahoma City, was identified as the grandfather who died in an accidental shooting in his Oklahoma City home, according to a police report.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: January 21, 2014

Oklahoma City police have identified the grandfather who died Monday in an accidental shooting.

Paul Phillip Derryberry, 62, died at his home in the 11700 block of SW 16, according to a police report.

According to the report, Derryberry's wife said he was trying to take his shotgun to his brother's home in Hinton while his grandson and grandson's friend were at his home.

Derryberry did not have a safe to secure the shotgun.

The gun went off when it got caught on something in the trunk of his car, police said. has disabled the comments for this article.


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