Okmulgee Shooting Suspects In Custody

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 8:07 am
By: News On 6


OKMULGEE, OK - A second suspect wanted for the September 2008 shooting death of an Okmulgee man has turned himself in. 

Okmulgee Police say 17-year old Eric Barnett surrendered to authorities at the Okmulgee County jail Wednesday morning. 

On Tuesday, 19-year old Breylon Griffin was arrested on a complaint of first degree murder in connection with the killing of Vernon Sutton. 

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Okmulgee County prosecutors have charged Barnett and Griffin in connection with the drive-by shooting of Sutton. 

Sutton later died at a Tulsa hospital on September 19, 2008.