A second arrest has been made in the Easter Sunday shooting death of a Lexington man, authorities said.
Authorities arrested Russell Lee Blackwood, 40, of Purcell, Wednesday, the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation reported. Blackwood was arrested on a murder complaint in connection with the death of Gary Norton Sr., 55, who was found shot to death in his Lexington home April
Blackwood had been booked into the McClain County Jail on unrelated charges. Agents questioned him Wednesday, arrested him, and booked him into Cleveland County Jail.
Blackwood’s arrest follows that of Richard Dean Landsdale, 37, of Purcell, who was arrested at home Monday afternoon. Landsdale was also booked into Cleveland County jail.
An autopsy revealed Norton died of a gunshot wound to the head, OSBI said. Several residents called 911 and said they heard gunshots in the area between 12:30 and 12:45 a.m.