UPDATE: Police search for suspect in Altus shooting death
ALTUS, OK (RNN Texoma) - The Altus Police Department has released information on an early morning shooting on Friday.
Police announced Friday night they are searching for Daniel Tabon, 31. Tabon has been charged with Shooting with Intent to Kill and First Degree Robbery.
Chief Tim Murphy says officers are unsure about the motive behind the shooting.
Tabon is accused of shooting 32 year old Wesley Sheward in the abdomen. Sheward was transported to Jackson County Memorial Hospital by ambulance. He is currently listed in serious but stable condition after undergoing surgery.
Police responded to reports of a man being shot in the 1100 block of North Main. When officers arrived they found the victim at a Sonic Drive-In in the parking lot. Witnesses say they saw him arrive at the restaurant and then exit the vehicle before falling to the ground.
Police believe the shooting may have happened in the 900 block of North Hightower.
Tabon is 6ft. 5in. tall, weighing around 200lbs.
Tabon should be considered armed and dangerous.
If you know the whereabouts of Daniel Tabon, you’re encouraged to call the Altus police department or Altus/Jackson County Crime Stoppers at 580 482-tips (8477). You can remain anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash reward.
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