Heat could be blamed for man’s death

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A heat stroke could be to blame for the death of a Shawnee resident over the weekend. Capt. Travis Palmer of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office said Wesley Todd Gwaltney,…

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Shooting death: Man shot, killed by homeowner

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A Shawnee man was shot and killed by a homeowner late Wednesday night at a rural home on Old Highway 270 near Shawnee. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case as a homicide, but no arrests have been made. It will be up to the district attorney’s office to review the case and determine if charges are warranted or if the shooting falls under Oklahoma’s “Make My Day” law.

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