Michelle Chambers, 66

Born December 30, 1955

Died May 22, 2022

James Patrick Crossno, 98

Born May 20, 1924

Died May 21, 2022

Joann Mangum, 82

Born December 6, 1939

Died May 19, 2022

Brandon Jordan, 37

Born September 7, 1984

Died May 18, 2022

John Taylor 'Porky' Gragg, Jr., 78

Born March 1, 1944

Died May 17, 2022


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Friday, April 22, 2022, 9:26 PM

At least two people are injured dead in a shooting north of Oktaha, Muskogee County EMS has confirmed just now.

There are very few details about the shooting, but we are acquiring information as we can. So far, no names or patient details have been released. Helicopters are standing by for patients.

We will update when more information becomes available.

UPDATE, 9:45 p.m.: The two victims are dead, according to law enforcement services. Because either a victim or the suspect are Native, the case has been turned over to the FBI. We will contact them for information in the morning.

No names are available yet.

UPDATE 9:55 p.m.: A suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement.

UPDATE 10:16 p.m.: Neighbors are reporting that Benjy and Stephen Hill, father and son, were the victims. No law enforcement agency has confirmed that yet, but multiple civilian sources have said those are the victims.