Man found dead inside metro crashed truck, police investigating as homicide

Damage left after truck crashes into apartment near SE 44 & Sunnylane

Oklahoma City police are investigating an overnight homicide after finding a dead man inside a crashed truck.

Police responded to a call of shots fired around 10:50 p.m. June 29 at the Sunnyview Apartments, 4500 SunnyView Drive.

Officers say when they arrived on the scene they found a pickup truck crashed into the side of an apartment. The driver of the truck was dead inside.

Police have identified the victim as 35-year-old Shomari Ray Parks and are investigating his death as a homicide.

Investigators only have a vague description of a suspect. A witness told police they saw a man running from the scene.

Parks' death is considered the 35th homicide of 2017 in Oklahoma City.

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