1 Of 2 Persons Of Interest Arrested In Connection To Deadly Midwest City Shooting

Sunday, May 22nd 2022, 11:04 pm
By: News 9

MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma -

Midwest City police have identified and arrested one of two people connected to a deadly double shooting Friday afternoon.

Mauryon Williams, 18, was arrested and booked into the Midwest City jail Saturday before authorities transferred him to the Oklahoma County Detention Center.

According to a police affidavit, Williams was involved in a verbal confrontation with another unidentified male. In the affidavit, Williams told police he and the male pulled out firearms during the confrontation.

According to Williams, the unidentified male pulled the weapon from his waistband while Williams retrieved his AR-15 from a nearby vehicle.

Both people fired their weapons, according to Williams' testimony to police.

The result of the shooting wounded two people, including a 15-year-old who died as a result of their wounds late Friday night.

Related: Double Shooting At Midwest City Park Kills 15-Year-Old

Midwest City police said their search for the unidentified male, as well as their investigation, is ongoing.