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Police seek arrest warrant for second man in homicide at Oklahoma City apartments

Oklahoma City police have asked for a warrant for a second man they believe to be involved in the Jan. 17 homicide of Donte McCarther.
BY JULIANA KEEPING Modified: January 27, 2012 at 10:00 pm •  Published: January 27, 2012

The man killed at an Oklahoma City apartment complex earlier this month was shot for 11/2 pounds of marijuana, according to documents filed Friday in Oklahoma County.

Police have asked for an arrest warrant on a murder complaint for a second man they think was involved in the Jan. 17 homicide of Oklahoma City resident Donte Deshawn McCarther.

According to the affidavit, police think Alfonzo Dwight Hamilton, 36, set up the drug transaction, during which McCarther was shot.

Investigators think Hamilton was possibly involved in the homicide and robbery.

The affidavit states McCarther and two other men went to an apartment complex in the 1400 block of N Council Road to deliver marijuana to a woman on Jan. 17.

Brandon Dawson, 20, was one of the two men delivering the drugs with McCarther the night he was shot, the affidavit states.

Police arrested Dawson on a felony murder complaint Wednesday.

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To report information on the case, call 297-1200.


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