AP NEWS

Teen arrested in deadly Oklahoma City nightclub shooting

August 27, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police have arrested a 15-year-old in connection with a deadly shooting at a nightclub in northwest Oklahoma City.

KOCO-TV reports that police arrested the teen Saturday at a home in Oklahoma City. He’s being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a complaint of first-degree murder.

Police say they responded late Friday night to a shooting at a nightclub specifically catered to people under 21. Officers discovered on arrival the body of 18-year-old Traviontie Johnson, who police say appeared to have been fatally shot.

Police say an investigation revealed Johnson and the 15-year-old suspect had been involved in an altercation, during which the teen suspect allegedly shot and killed Johnson. Officers are interviewing the suspect in custody.

___

Information from: KOCO-TV, http://www.koco.com

AP RADIO
Update hourly