Police identify victim shot, killed in Del City

Del City police investigating a reported shooting.

Del City police investigating a reported shooting.

DEL CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities in Del City have identified a man who was shot to death on Tuesday night.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Sep. 7, Del City police responded to a call of a vehicle that hit a tree near the 3200 block of Westside Dr.

A 911 caller told dispatchers that it appeared that the driver had been shot.

When police arrived at the scene, they immediately began providing aid to the victim.

The victim, who was identified as 45-year-old Dejuan Odell Carr, was rushed to a nearby hospital but later died from his injuries.

Investigators say Carr turned off Tinker Diagonal onto Westside Dr. when another vehicle pulled up next to him and began shooting.

The suspect then fled the scene.

The victim’s vehicle continued rolling forward and hit the tree.

If you have any information on the case, call the Del City Police Department.

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