Police identify victim in deadly shooting at Oklahoma City’s Wheeler Park

Local

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – For the second time this week, Oklahoma City police officers responded to a local park regarding a shooting.

On Thursday night, officers were called to Wheeler Park after neighbors reported hearing several gunshots in the area.

“I was just in the living room with the kids watching a family movie and I heard what sounded like fireworks, like a whole bunch of them,” said Brenda Sanchez, a neighbor who lives near the park.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 16-year-old Victor Felix-Loya dead in the parking lot of the park.

Investigators say they were able to find multiple shell casings, but they are still working to identify a suspect.

“We don’t have any suspect information at this particular time. We’re talking to some people who might have been in the park. They said that they heard the shots, but we don’t know whether they know or actually witnessed any of the shooting,” said Capt. Rod Strecker, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Officials say a second shooting victim showed up at St. Anthony’s Hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators learned that the shooting stemmed from a heated argument.

If you have any information on the case, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

SCAN ME: KFOR App QR Code

image of QR Code

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Popular

Follow @KFOR on Twitter

Border Report

More Border Report