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Teen arrested in deadly Oklahoma City nightclub shooting

Posted at 1:41 PM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 14:41:01-04

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Police have arrested a 15-year-old in connection with a deadly shooting at a nightclub in northwest Oklahoma City.

KOCO-TV reports that police arrested the teen Saturday at a home in Oklahoma City. He's being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a complaint of first-degree murder.

Police say they responded late Friday night to a shooting at a nightclub specifically catered to people under 21. Officers discovered on arrival the body of 18-year-old Traviontie Johnson, who police say appeared to have been fatally shot.

Police say an investigation revealed Johnson and the 15-year-old suspect had been involved in an altercation, during which the teen suspect allegedly shot and killed Johnson. Officers are interviewing the suspect in custody.

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