Norman Police Arrest 2 More Suspects In Deadly Home Invasion


Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 12:47 pm
By: News 9


Authorities arrested two more suspects in connection with a home invasion that claimed the life of a Norman man.

According to Norman police, on Thursday, March 27, 24-year-old Justin Barnard was at his grandmother's house in the 800 block of N. Stewart, when a group of men broke into the home and shot Barnard in the face.

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Barnard was transported to Norman Regional Hospital, where he later died. His grandmother, who was also at the home at the time, was beaten. She is expected to be okay.

On Friday, March 28, police took four suspects into custody, Rusty Wooten, Isaiah Walker, Jason Harris, and Michael Wayne Tubby. All four are facing charges of first-degree murder and burglary.

Police say the four are all connected to Barnard's girlfriend.

3/28/2014 Related Story: Suspects Captured, Victim Identified In Deadly Norman Home Invasion

On Wednesday, April 2, Norman police and the U.S. Marshall's Fugitive Task Force arrested two more suspects, 29-year-old Gary Harris and 45-year-old Montie Jones. Both men now face charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, first-degree murder, and conspiracy.

Barnard leaves behind a young son. A memorial fund has been set up for donations to pay for a funeral. The name on the account is Justin Barnard. Account number 423009153. Routing number 103000648. For donations use only checks, money orders, call and pay by debit. No cash donations.