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Authorities Say Man Shot, Killed in NE Oklahoma
LEACH, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says agents are looking into the shooting death of a man in northeastern Oklahoma.
The agency says 48-year-old William Alan Martin was shot and killed outside a home in the Delaware County town of Leach on Saturday. The OSBI says Martin was apparently checking on a relative when he was shot and killed by the home owner after confronting the home owner.
The agency says the home owner was not the relative that Martin was checking on -- but provided no other details about the shooting except to say that Delaware County authorities requested the OSBI investigation.
The OSBI says there have been no arrests in the case and declined to release the name of the homeowner who fired the fatal shot.
Posted: Monday, November 5 2012, 04:24 AM CST
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Okla. court upholds life sentence in uncle's death
May 17, 2013 21:34 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma appeals court has upheld the life prison sentence of a 38-year-old man who was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting his uncle to death.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals handed down the decision Friday in the case of Patrick Shane Yargee. A jury in Tulsa County found Yargee guilty in the 2010 shooting death of 48-year-old David Willie Harjo.
Authorities alleged that Yargee shot Harjo eight times in a residence in northern Tulsa. Reports filed in the case indicate that the two men had an argument involving a woman before the shooting.
The five-judge court unanimously rejected Yargee's claims that he was denied a fair trial.
Yargee's defense attorney, Stuart Southerland of the Tulsa County Public Defender's Office, did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment.
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