Police Release Name Of Teen Shot, Killed In Southwest OKC

Monday, July 16th 2012, 9:00 am
By: News 9

By Rusty Surette, News 9 and News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City police are investigating the shooting death of a 17 year old at an apartment complex at S.W. 38th and Portland.

Neighbors called police to the Portland House apartments around 6:40 a.m. Monday after hearing multiple gunshots. Police say Homero Macias was shot, then collapsed and died in a courtyard.

Police have roped off the area and are questioning potential witnesses. Neighbors told detectives the complex is a high crime and drug trafficking area.

Police do not yet have any information about a possible suspect. This is Oklahoma City's 51st homicide of the year.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

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