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Homeowner Shot In NW OKC, Suspect Caught After Crash

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Darrien Clark mug shot. Darrien Clark mug shot.
Police say a man was shot in his home near N.W. 63rd Street and MacArthur Thursday morning. Police say a man was shot in his home near N.W. 63rd Street and MacArthur Thursday morning.
The suspect in the shooting was later caught at N.W. 39th Street and Grove Avenue, after crashing into a power pole. The suspect in the shooting was later caught at N.W. 39th Street and Grove Avenue, after crashing into a power pole.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting a northwest Oklahoma City homeowner then crashing his car into a power pole.

Around 5 a.m. Thursday, a woman called police to report someone had shot her husband at their home in the 6400 block of N. Peniel. The man was rushed to OU Medical Center for treatment. He is currently listed in critical condition.

Police say the homeowner and the shooter know each other.

Police began searching for the suspect, identified as 26-year-old Darrien Clark. He was found a few miles away when he crashed his car into a light pole at N.W. 39th Street and Grove Avenue. Police arrested Clark at the scene.

The crash knocked down the power pole. Crews from OG&E are on the scene making repairs. Westbound lanes of N.W. 39th were briefly closed, but have now reopened.

 

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