Five Children Killed in Oklahoma Shooting

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Oklahoma police are investigating the deaths of 1 man and 5 children who were shot dead in Muskogee in the early hours of this morning.

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How is this still happening?

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It’s 2021, and we are still living in fear of these devastating mass shootings.

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As soon as the news broke, people took to Twitter to express their shock, heartache, and dismay.


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Muskogee police officers responded to a call of multiple people shot in a house on Indiana Street in Oklahoma City, roughly forty-five-miles southeast of Tulsa, at around 1:30 am…

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According to Muskogee investigator, Lynn Hamlin, as per The Independent.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they were met by the gunman…

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Who was still armed.

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The suspect attempted to flee the scene…

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But, after a short pursuit on foot, he was apprehended and taken into custody.

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Inside the house, the responding officers found 1 man and 4 children dead…

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While an injured infant was helicoptered alongside a woman to a hospital in Tulsa.

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However, the child later passed away as a result of the injuries sustained during the shooting.

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The woman continues to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

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The police have since confirmed that all those who were shot were from the same family.

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​Speaking to CBS 6 this morning, Ms. Hamlin confirmed that the suspect in custody is the only lead they are pursuing at this time.

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​Ms. Hamlin said that the department does not believe that the shooting was a “random” attack…

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But did not yet know the motive for the incident.

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Neither the names of the victims or the suspect have been released.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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This is a developing story, and updates will be posted accordingly.

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Rest in peace to those who lost their lives in this devastating incident.

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