A Beloved College Football Player Was Gunned Down During A Fight. Now, Police Have Made An Arrest.

Source: Oklahoma City police; MEGA

J'Coal Glover.

Jan. 10 2023, Published 5:00 p.m. ET

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Oklahoma City police made an arrest in connection to a shooting that left a beloved college football player dead.

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Police announced that J'Coal Glover was arrested in connection to a shooting that left 22-year-old Daniel Howard, a football player at Fort Hayes State University in Kansas, dead.

A little after midnight on New Year's Day, police went to a reported shooting in Midtown, Oklahoma. On scene, police found 23-year-old Anthony Thomas, 25-year-old Lamar Johnson, 26-year-old Jason Caruthers, and 20-year-old Evan Richmond injured in the shooting.

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Howard, meanwhile, was pronounced dead on scene.


The incident began as a fight at Sunset Patio Lounge. Employees then kicked people out of the bar.

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“The argument between those involved spilled out into the parking lot just north of the business when the gunfire rang out,” the Oklahoma City Police Department stated. “Five people were hit by rounds, some of which appear to be bystanders.”

Glover is charged with first-degree murder.

According to KFOR, Howard was a sociology major at Fort Hayes State University.


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