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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police in Oklahoma City say no arrests have been made in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man at a motel. Authorities say Antonio Johnson was shot at a motel on the city's southeast side about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Johnson was transported to a hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police Sgt. Gary Knight said Monday that investigators believe the shooting occurred after Johnson and an unidentified suspect got involved in an argument.
TALIHINA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in southeastern Oklahoma say a firefighter was injured during a weekend house fire when ammunition inside the burning residence exploded and struck him in the face. Latimer County Emergency Management officials say the firefighter was injured on Saturday while battling a blaze in the Buffalo Valley community, located about 148 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. Officials say flames caused the ammunition to overheat and ignite, wounding a firefighter in the face and head area.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Traditional dancing and a parade at an Albuquerque, New Mexico, cultural center were among the events honoring the state's first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday. New Mexico, Vermont and Maine are among the latest states to pass measures doing away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans. In all, around 10 states and more than 100 U.S. cities observe some version of Indigenous Peoples Day. The federal Columbus Day holiday remains in place.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police in Oklahoma City are investigating how a grenade wound up in a residential yard. Authorities say a homeowner on the city's southeast side was doing yard work when he noticed what appeared to be a grenade in the yard of his neighbor about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The Oklahoma City Police Department Bomb Squad responded to the homeowner's call but could not immediately determine if the grenade was potentially explosive or inert.
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