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Deputies arrest man wanted for 2016 murder

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Posted at 7:43 AM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 08:43:16-04

TULSA — A man who's been wanted since 2016 in connection to a murder has been arrested.

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Markees Johnson was arrested by Tulsa County Sheriff's Office deputies Monday and booked into the Tulsa County Jail.

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Johnson was wanted for the October 2016 shooting death of a 41-year-old man at the Savanna Landing Apartments near 61st and Peoria.

Tulsa police said that Johnson had confronted a man with a gun and when the intended target tried to get away, another man was shot and killed.

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