Stillwater police: Bail bondsman shoots, kills man after fight

Posted at 1:16 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 09:57:38-04

STILLWATER -- Police in Stillwater have identified the victim and the suspect after a bail bondsman shot and killed a man.

Police say Chasity Carey, 41, shot and killed James Williams, 38.

According to police, Carey called Williams into her office with the intent of taking him into custody when a fight broke out over a gun.

Carey told police she shot Williams out of self-defense, but according to evidence found at the scene, investigators have concluded that the shooting wasn't a justifiable act of self-defense.

Carey was arrested at her home in Drumright around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The shooting was reported in the 100 block of West 7th Avenue at about 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday.

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