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Atoka man arrested in fatal shooting of father

ATOKA — A man was arrested Monday, accused of fatally shooting his father last week.

Wyatt Arp, 20, was booked into the Atoka County jail on a murder complaint on Monday, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

On Thursday, sheriff's deputies responded to 522 S Bentley Road in Atoka where they found Douglas Arp, 55, dead. Wyatt Arp told investigators he dropped a gun and it fired, according to a news release.

After further questioning Monday morning, Wyatt Arp was arrested, according to the OSBI.

Wyatt Arp, 20.
Wyatt Arp, 20.

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