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Third suspect arrested in Jan. 17 Oklahoma City killing

Law officers arrested Alfonzo Dwight “Smoke” Hamilton, 36, Wednesday afternoon. Hamilton is a suspect in a killing that occurred Jan. 17 in the 1400 block of N Council Road.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 15, 2012 at 8:58 pm •  Published: February 15, 2012

A third suspect in the Jan. 17 shooting death of Donte Deshawn McCarther was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Alfonzo Dwight Hamilton, 36, was arrested without incident about 5 p.m. in the 5900 block of S Lee, Oklahoma County sheriff's spokesman Mark Myers said.

Hamilton was wanted in connection with the killing at an apartment complex in the 1400 block of N Council Road. Officers found McCarther lying dead near a breezeway.

The homicide is being investigated by the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Hamilton, who goes by the nickname “Smoke,” also had three unrelated warrants for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and second-degree burglary.

McCarther, 21, died of multiple gunshot wounds. Two other men also have been arrested in connection with his death — Lawrence W. Bartlett, 27, and Brandon Dawson, 20.

Hamilton is being held without bail in the Oklahoma County jail. has disabled the comments for this article.

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