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Oklahoma City woman arrested in connection to boyfriend’s murder

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OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City woman was arrested in connection to her boyfriend’s murder.

On June 16, police were called to a shooting in the 3600 block of N. Prospect Ave. just before 11 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found 25-year-old Devonte Ellison suffering from a gunshot wound.

Ellison was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Wednesday afternoon, Ellison’s girlfriend, 24-year-old Renita Wells was arrested in connection to his murder.

Wells was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on one complaint of first-degree murder.

Renita Wells, Oklahoma County Jail

Update: Police originally said Wells was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail for second-degree murder; however, police later said Wells was actually booked into jail for first-degree murder.