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Riggs Is Murder Victim
Suspect Murderer Is Said to Be Knowless

Police released identified a woman fatally shot Monday in Oklahoma City, as well as the man arrested as a suspect in her murder.

Carolyn Nicole Riggs, 20, of Oklahoma City, died at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center after she was shot, a police report said.

The name of a man who also was shot Monday night has not been released.

Ricky Lee Knowles, 25, of Oklahoma City, was arrested as the suspect in the shooting.

Mr. Knowles was being held Tuesday at the Oklahoma County Jail.

Police also released the name of the officer who fired a shot at Mr. Knowles.

Lieut. Marc Scott, a police officer for 19 years, has been placed on administrative leave. The shot fired by Lieut. Scott did not hit anyone, the police report stated. At about 6 a.m. Tuesday, a shooting was reported at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of S. Grand Boulevard, the police report said.

Investigators reported that Mr. Knowles and Miss Riggs were in a relationship. They were visiting family and friends at the apartment complex when Mr. Knowles removed a pistol from a backpack and shot Miss Riggs numerous times, authorities reported.

A short time later, he also shot an adult male numerous times before he was confronted by police.

When Lieut. Scott arrived, he determined that Mr. Knowles was inside an apartment and went to the rear of the apartment, authorities reported.

The officer confronted Mr. Knowles and fired a shot, but missed Mr. Knowles.

Mr. Knowles retreated into the apartment, but then surrendered and was taken into custody.

Miss Riggs and the man who was shot were both taken to the hospital, where Miss Riggs later died.

The wounded man is expected to survive. His name is being withheld because he is related to Mr. Knowles, policed report.

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