William Alan Martin of Leach, Delaware County, Oklahoma, was well known to local authorities. With charges ranging from battery, threatening to perform an act of violence, and on to felony aggravated assault and battery his penchant for violence was known and established.
This past Saturday, November 10, Martin had made phone calls to a man named Justin Tehee threatening to harm him. Around 7p.m. Martin went to Tehee's house and a confrontation ensued. The confrontation ended when a "high power rifle" was fired and Martin was fatally wounded.
When authorities arrived they found Martin's handgun on the roof of Tehee's car. After briefly detaining Tehee, deputies made a determination that the shooting was in self defense.