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Daniel Howard killed in shooting near Northwest 10th Street and Hudson Avenue

Oklahoma City police identified the victim killed in a shooting on New Year’s Day in Midtown as Daniel Howard, a 22-year-old football player.



The Fort Hays State University football team, athletic department, and campus community are mourning the loss of student-athlete Daniel Howard. He was 22 years old.

The victim of a shooting that took place on New Year’s Day in Oklahoma City’s Midtown was a male who was 22 years old, according to the authorities.

On Sunday morning around 12:22 am, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Northwest 10th Street and Hudson Avenue.

According to a press release, a brawl broke out inside of the Sunset Patio Lounge, which resulted in numerous customers being asked to leave the establishment. The argument, according to the police, continued into an adjacent parking lot, when several rounds were fired.

The police reported that some of the wounded looked to have been bystanders, and there were a total of five persons who were injured. The press release indicates that four other people were brought to surrounding hospitals, in addition to the man who was pronounced deceased at the site.

Daniel Howard was identified as the victim who tragically passed away by the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Monday afternoon, members of the football team at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M posted on social media that they are praying for Howard’s family, friends, and teammates.

On behalf of the entire NEO Football family, our thoughts and prayers are with Daniel’s family, friends, and teammates during this extremely difficult time. We love you Danny!

Before transferring to Fort Hays State University in Kansas, Howard spent two years playing college basketball at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, where he was named to the all-conference team both of those years. In addition, he participated in athletics while attending Millwood High School, where he was a member of two teams that won the state championship.

The inquiry is still in its early stages, and no one has been taken into custody at this point. Calling the murder tip line at the Oklahoma City Police Department at the number 405-297-1200 is a request made to anyone who may have information regarding the deadly incident.

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