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Cockfighting ring bust in Hooker, Oklahoma

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Hooker, OK - The investigation continues into a possible cockfighting ring in Texas County.

The Guymon Daily Herald reports sheriff's deputies responded to a report of animal cruelty West of Hooker and found several dead animals as well as individuals betting on the outcomes of the fights.

Officials say this is the first report of organized cockfighting in Texas County since the practice was banned in 2002.

Texas County Sheriff Rick Caddell says they are still trying to gather all the names and evidence to present to the district attorney's office.