Five arrested, stolen gun recovered following shooting in northeast Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
An investigation into a shooting Thursday afternoon in northeast Oklahoma City led to five arrests and the recover of a stolen weapon.
Oklahoma Police Department officers responded to reports of a shooting at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 9 in the 2000 block of NE 28 Street. The calling party notified police that the shooters had ran into a home in the area.
Officers located shell casings in several spots of the roadway before making contact with the residents of the home witnesses saw the suspects run into. Police first spoke with 43-year-old Sherelle Latrice Murphy who stated there were only children in the home, she then let police inside.
Police found 23-year-old Marquis Shorter, 32-year-old Christopher Harris and 18-year-old Tanish Love II inside the home. Officers searched the home and found 3 handguns and a rifle. The guns were found hidden in a closet and a freezer. One of the handguns was discovered to be stolen. Police also discovered ammunition similar to the casings found in the street.
Officers spoke to the victim and discovered he had been shot at while driving in the area. Several bullet holes were discovered on his vehicle. One of the suspects reportedly told police they observed Love shooting at the truck.
Love was arrested on complaints of assault with a deadly weapon and concealing stolen property. Shorter was arrested on a complaint of receiving and concealing stolen property. Both Murphy and Harris face complaints of possession of a firearm after a previous felony conviction and receiving and concealing stolen property.
A five person, 26-year-old Dacia Bagby, was arrested on city warrants.