Man Arrested In Deadly Washington County Shooting Identified

Tuesday, February 23rd 2021, 4:08 pm
By: News On 6

Washington County, Oklahoma -

The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the man arrested in a deadly shooting that happened outside Vera.

Investigators said Bailey Keith Wattenbarger got into a fight with Ashton Cole O'Dell at a home near 186th Street North and Highway 75.

Authorities said O'Dell died "as a result of several gunshot wounds."

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Deputies said a family member tried to separate the men, but Wattenbarger shot and killed the 29-year-old victim.