ENID, Okla. (KFOR) – Enid Police have arrested two men and a teenage boy, all suspected of killing a convenience store salesman during a robbery on Friday.
“We are relieved that these three men are now in custody,” said Cass Rains of the Enid Police Department.
Jose Zamarron, 18, James Parker, 21, and a 17-year-old man were all arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Kristopher Osburn, 34, on Friday. They are also suspected of joint theft and conspiracy to commit a crime, according to Enid police.
Zamarron and the 17-year-old are also charged with possession of a firearm while committing a crime.
“This is a very unfortunate situation for everyone involved, especially Mr. Osburn,” Rains said. “You know, he literally lost his life in this pretty senseless incident.”
Enid Police Department officers responded at 2:24 a.m. Friday to a reported shooting at the Maine Street Mini Mart, 1602 E. Maine.
A person had called 911 and reported hearing gunshots coming from inside the store as they were getting gas. The caller said that before he heard the shots he saw three men enter the store. They fled the store upon hearing the gunshots, police said.
Officers arrived to find Osburn suffering from a gunshot wound and the store was robbed.
An emergency medical team arrived at the store and attempted to save Osburn, but he died at the scene.
A woman called Enid Police later that morning.
“She said she spoke with Parker and Parker told her she had ‘done something wrong and was likely to walk away,'” Rains said.
Detectives drove to an apartment on East Randolph and found Parker asleep on the floor. They arrested him and took him to the police station for questioning.
Detectives John Cunningham and Robin Bench interviewed Parker. The suspect admitted to participating in the robbery with Zamarron and the teenager, according to police.
The police located Zamarron. He was questioned about the murder and the robbery.
Zamarron admitted to intentionally shooting Osburn during the robbery he committed with Parker and the teenager, police said.
He also confessed to a drive-by shooting on the night of February 12. No one was injured in the car, but a residence in the 300 block of East Illinois was damaged.
Police also questioned the 17-year-old, who also admitted involvement in the robbery.
Parker and the teenager are also charged with first-degree murder because Osburn died as a result of the robbery they took part in, officials say.
Both Parker and Zamarron were incarcerated at the Garfield County Detention Center. The teenager, who turns 18 in seven days, is in custody outside Garfield County.
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