OSBI Investigating Homicide in Boise City

Joe Denoyer - February 20, 2022 10:25 pm

BOISE CITY, Oklahoma (February 20, 2022) – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating the early morning homicide of a Texas man. At approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022, the Cimarron County dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting in the 200 block of N. Texas Street in Boise City.

The Boise City Police Department and Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and found 34-year-old Eric Ortega, of Perryton, Texas, with a gunshot wound. Ortega was transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Boise City Police Department requested OSBI assistance with the investigation.

Based on the initial investigation, agents have learned that 26-year-old Jonathan Robinson, of Boise City, forced his way into the residence on N. Texas where a gathering was taking place. He was encountered by Ortega, whom Robinson shot. The Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office took Robinson into custody at the scene and he was transported to the Cimarron County Jail where he remains.

The OSBI investigation is open and ongoing.


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