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According to Witnesses:

‘I Have to Do You,’ Suspect Says Before Shooting His Victim

The killer stood over his victim and declared, “I have to do you,’’ then shot the man as he pleaded for his life, according to witnesses. Police arrested Darris Antonio Brooks, 32, in connection with the shooting death of Noah Ruff, 33, in the 2000 block of NE 26th Street. The shooter took Mr. Ruff’s tennis shoes and pants before shooting him multiple times, police reported. Mr. Ruff died later at a hospital, police reported. Details were included in an arrest warrant affidavit filed in Oklahoma County District Court. Police obtained surveillance video from a store about a block away from the shooting scene that showed Mr. Brooks wearing the same clothing witnesses described the shooter as wearing. A witness told police the shooting was “over a drug debt,” according to the affidavit. Mr. Brooks was arrested without incident at an Oklahoma City home, a police spokesman said. Mr. Brooks is also known as “Termite” and is a member of the Neighborhood 90 Crip Gang, according to the affidavit. He was being held Thursday without bail in the Oklahoma County Jail on a murder complaint. Brooks also had ...To Read More...subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper