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Police identify Norman shooting victim

Norman police released the name of an 18-year-old man found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Sunday in Norman.
by Tiffany Gibson Modified: March 19, 2012 at 9:22 am •  Published: March 19, 2012

NORMAN — Police have identified a man found shot to death Sunday in Norman.

Lt. Chris Amason said officers were called just after midnight Sunday to 1900 Barkley Street, where they found the body of Daniel Ray Merrell, 18, of Norman. Police said Merrell died of an apparent gunshot wound.

The state medical examiner's office will determine his cause and manner of death.

Detectives are investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made. has disabled the comments for this article.
by Tiffany Gibson
News Online Editor
Tiffany Gibson has worked for the Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the digital news team. In addition to writing and web editing, she also creates multimedia features for the website and maintains social media accounts. A Tennessee...
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