Poteau shooting victim in critical condition; police make arrest but still searching for shooter


POTEAU, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Police announced the arrest of Herlindo Urizar-Reyes, 46, of Poteau, on a charge of Accessory to Felony in connection with the shooting of McDaniel. Investigators are still working to identify and locate the shooter.

At approximately 2:10 a.m. on December 27, Poteau police responded to the Economy Inn at 2011 North Broadway on a call of a shooting.

On arrival, officers found that Wesley Lee McDaniel, 44, had suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported by life flight to a Tulsa area hospital.

The report states that McDaniel is in critical but stable condition.

Poteau Police Department Investigators are still working on the case.

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