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Police Identify Victim, Shooter In SW OKC Murder-Suicide

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Police have identified the victims in Wednesday’s murder-suicide in southwest Oklahoma City as Desirae Parnell, 30, and Zachary Blake, 35.

It happened just after 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Greenway shopping plaza, located near SW 119th St. and S. Western Ave.

Responding officers found the bodies of Parnell and Blake upon arrival. According to reports, the two were previously in a relationship. Police say Parnell and Blake were in her vehicle when an argument took place. Parnell was walking away from Blake when she was shot. Blake then turned the gun on himself.

Investigators are still looking for potential witnesses who may have left the scene before police arrived. If you have any information you are asked to call the homicide tip line at (405) 297-1200. 

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