Oklahoma news briefs for May 2, 2012

Oklahoma news briefs for May 2, 2012
Published: May 2, 2012

3 are sought in robbery

Police are looking for three men wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and shooting at a northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex. Master Sgt. Gary Knight said a man was outside the complex in the 5500 block of NW 23 about 2:30 a.m. Monday when he was approached by three men. Knight said two of the men had guns and demanded cash from the victim, who was then pistol whipped. Another man came out to help the victim and was shot. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, Knight said. The three assailants fled on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (405) 235-7300.


Police study man's death

Police said Tuesday that a man who was shot to death outside a southwest Oklahoma City business was arguing with another man when the shooting occurred. They identified the victim as Monnie Wayne James, 38. He was found dead about 11:20 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of SW 27, according police. Anyone with information can call the homicide tip line at (405) 297-1200.


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