Six folks, together with five children, had been shot lifeless in a single day at a house in Oklahoma, police stated.
Cops responded to an east Muskogee residence at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a number of folks shot and noticed an armed suspect, firing one spherical on the man, police stated.
The bullet missed the suspect, however he was taken into custody after a quick chase. He was not instantly recognized by investigators and his connection to the victims has not but been launched, KOTV reported.
Officers then discovered 4 children and a person lifeless inside the house. A fifth little one was later pronounced lifeless whereas being airlifted to a hospital in Tulsa, KJRH reported.
A girl inside the home was additionally taken to a Tulsa hospital with life-threatening accidents, police stated.
A Muskogee police spokeswoman characterised the younger victims as “small children,” however couldn’t present their actual ages. A motive in the shooting is unknown, however investigators don’t assume anybody else is concerned, she stated.
“We don’t consider that it’s random however we simply don’t have particulars but of the why or what occurred,” Officer Lynn Hamlin stated.
A number of messages looking for further particulars from Muskogee police, together with the identify of the suspect, weren’t returned Tuesday.
With Put up wires