OKC Man Arrested For Stabbing, Victim Identified

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 10:55 pm
By: News 9

News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Police make an arrest in the stabbing death of an Oklahoma City man over the weekend.

Oklahoma City Police say 51-year-old Bobby Ray Hester of Oklahoma City was arrested for allegedly killing 46-year-old John Keith Minor, also of Oklahoma City.

Police were called to the Discount Tobacco and Food Store at 1030 N. Western Avenue on Saturday at about 8 p.m. after someone called in to report a wounded man lying outside the building.

Police say the two men were arguing outside the store when Hester allegedly stabbed Minor fled. Minor was pronounced dead at the scene.

After a short pursuit, police took Hester in custody and  booked him into the Oklahoma County Jail on one count of murder in the first degree.