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McAlester Police searching for suspect in connection to taxi driver homicide

Posted at 11:44 AM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 12:48:57-05

McAlester police are searching for a suspect in connection to an early morning homicide.

Police say a 911 caller reported they heard gunshots between 6:30 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. Wednesday morning near South A Street and West Delaware Avenue.

When police arrived on scene they found a Rover Taxi with the windows shot out and the driver, 25-year-old Dustin James Parker, deceased.

Officers and investigators canvassed the area and did not locate a suspect.

Police say the suspect still has yet to be located.

OSBI has been assisting with the investigation and is processing the crime scene.

McAlester police say if anyone has any information to call McAlester Police Department at 918-423-1212.

Rover Taxi company made a post on their Facebook page providing a link for donations to the family. Officials with Rover Taxi say if anyone would like to donate other items, to please call their office at 918-420-9271.

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