A 19-year-old Howard County resident was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in an early Friday incident.
Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker said the shooting occurred after Deputy Alfredo Hilario responded to a 911 call at a residence south of Big Spring around 2 a.m. today.
"According to the preliminary investigation, the deputy encountered an armed man and shot the individual," Parker said. The man, 19-year-old Caleb Hector, died later in the morning at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.
The investigation into the Saturday shooting death of a 50-year-old man in Sand Springs is nearing completion, law enforcement officials say.
According to reports, at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Howard County sheriff's deputies were advised of an assault at 8705 Gillem Road in Sand Springs. When they arrived on the scene, investigators found that the 50-year-old Bobby Reed had died of a gunshot wound.
County Sheriff Stan Parker said in a Thursday news release that, â€śat this point, it has been determined that there had been a domestic/family altercation that led up to the shooting.â€ť