OKCPD issues warrant, searches for murder suspect

Police have issued a warrant for Donald Gene Wright, Jr., 30, suspected of killing Barry Thomas on Dec. 19, 2017. (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)

Oklahoma City police are searching for a man suspected of a December murder.

Police on Friday released a photo of 30-year-old Donald Gene Wright, Jr., believed to be involved in the murder of Barry Thomas.

Investigators say just before noon on Dec. 19, officers responded to a reported homicide in the 1700 block of NW 10th St. There officers found Thomas shot to death outside a convenience store.

Police have issued a warrant for Wright's arrest. If you know where he is, you're urged to call 911 immediately.

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