The Norman Transcript

November 26, 2013

Shooting in west Norman

By Joy Hampton
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A man was transported to the OU Medical's Trauma One Center by EMSStat after being shot Tuesday evening while in his vehicle at an apartment in west Norman, according to Norman police.

“We began getting calls about 7: 31 of shots fired in the vicinity of the Cedar Lake Apartments on the 4100 block of West Main Street,” Capt. Tom Easley said.

Shortly after the gunfire reports, a call came in from the Raising Cane’s restaurant at 36th Avenue and Main Street. The victim had driven himself six blocks to the restaurant to seek help.

Police are not releasing the name or other details of the male victim but said he was apparently driving a white GM SUV at the time of the shooting.

He was conscious and appeared to be doing OK when he was transported to the hospital with a single gunshot wound.

“We have detained one person, but we have not made any arrests,” Easley said. “The investigation continues. We don’t think the shooting was random.”