The Norman Police Department (NPD) responded to a report of a shooting in the 4100 block of W. Main Street at approximately 4:23 p.m. Tuesday.
The initial investigation indicates that two individuals were driving vehicles westbound on W. Main Street when they stopped in the roadway and an altercation ensued. During the course of the altercation, one of the individuals produced a firearm and fired at least one shot hitting the other individual.
Once on scene, officers located one adult male with an apparent gunshot wound in the roadway. Officers and witnesses immediately began rendering aid. The adult male was transported to a local hospital where he later died from injuries sustained during the incident.
The individual who shot the other adult male, later identified as 62-year-old Mark Kottka (DOB: 9/27/1960), remained on scene. Kottka was immediately detained by officers. He was arrested and booked into the Cleveland County Detention Center on a complaint of first degree murder.
Investigators ask anyone who witnessed or has information related to this incident to call NPD at 405-321-1600 or Norman Crime Stoppers at 405-366-STOP (7867).
The incident remains under investigation by the NPD Criminal Investigations Division.