Shots were fired outside Walmart around 6:30 p.m., according to Muskogee Police.
No one was injured in the shooting.
Police are investigating and have arrested a suspect, but have not yet released the suspect’s name.
UPDATE: Muskogee Police Officer Lynn Hamlin sent the following release:
On 10/30/2019, at approximately 1810 hours Officers were dispatched to Walmart in reference to shots fired. As officers where en route dispatch advised that several witnesses saw the suspect hide something behind a pink dumpster in the parking lot. When the officers arrived on scene they made contact with the suspect in the parking lot. The suspect advised that he was chasing a female that he said stole his ex-wife’s wallet and he shot one round into the air from his weapon.
Officers recovered a jacket from behind the pink dumpster and located the firearm inside the jacket. They also recovered one shell casing from the scene. The suspect identified as Kirk Kuykendall was placed under arrest and transported to Muskogee Police Department where he was booked on the following charges:
Use of a firearm while committing a felony
Possession of firearm after felony conviction
Reckless conduct with a firearm
Assault and/or battery with a dangerous weapon
Anyone with information or that witnessed this incident is ask to call Muskogee Crime Stoppers at 918-682-COPS (2677).