Shooting critically wounds man in northwest Oklahoma City parking lot

A man was critically wounded by gunfire outside the Beauty World Beauty Supply, 5029 NW 10, Saturday evening, Oklahoma City police said.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 5, 2012

A man was critically wounded by gunfire Saturday evening in northwest Oklahoma City, police said.

About 7 p.m., the man was standing in the parking lot of Beauty World Beauty Supply, 5029 NW 10, when another man walked up from a nearby apartment complex, began arguing with the victim and then shot him multiple times, Lt. Jeff Cooper said.

A third man inside the store heard the gunshots, came outside and fired his gun at the shooter, Cooper said.

The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The shooter — identified only as a black man — fled on foot back to the apartment complex, he said.

It is not known whether the shooter was hit by gunfire.

Witnesses were being interviewed by police Saturday night. has disabled the comments for this article.

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