OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Three teenage homicide suspects pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in Oklahoma City in April.
Ortega and the 17 year old waived their preliminary hearing on Friday.
Oklahoma City Police Department officers responded to a reported shooting near SW 29th and Independence at around 5 p.m. on April 18.
Officers learned that Reyes was shot in the 3600 block of SW 22nd after a verbal altercation between him and a 15 year old.
Reyes was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The 15 year old, now 16, was the first suspect arrested.