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Two arrested after Durant drug deal turns deadly

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Jacqorion Ellison and Daniel Daley were booked on robbery and murder charges. (Bryan County Jail) Jacqorion Ellison and Daniel Daley were booked on robbery and murder charges. (Bryan County Jail)

DURANT, Okla. -- A man is dead after Durant police said a drug deal went bad late Monday night.

First responders found 21-year-old Zachary McCullar in the parking lot of the Econo Lodge at 2121 West Main Street shortly before midnight. He was later pronounced dead at AllianceHealth Durant hospital.

Two suspects -- identified as 28-year-old Daniel Dailey and 18-year-old Jacqorion Ellison -- were taken into custody in Calera. They told investigators they had been trying to steal marijuana from McCullar after he had agreed to sell it to them. The suspects said they shot the man when McCullar attempted to fight back, according to Durant police.

Both suspects have been booked for robbery and murder.

KTEN.com editor Walt Zwirko in Denison contributed to this report.

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