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Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 10:17 AM

Two unidentified black males were killed after showing up at an apartment at 826 S. York late last night, according to Lynn Hamlin of the Muskogee Police Department. Four people were shot in the incident.

The first died last night, but his age and identity are not known at this time. The second was flown by helicopter to a Tulsa hospital, where he later died from his injuries. He is in his 20s, police say. Two other victims were transported by Muskogee County EMS to a Tulsa hospital, but their conditions are unknown.

According to police, multiple people showed up at the apartment and “a disturbance took place.” The two dead were among those who showed up. Three people were already in the apartment, two were shot.

Police are searching for two men who left the scene in a vehicle and were wearing all black.

UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: One of the deceased victims has been identified as Malski M. Hill, 19, according to Hamlin.

Malski Hill

UPDATE: All but one of the victims have been identified in a release from the police:

The following information is an update to the double homicide from 12/23/2020. The individuals listed below are the individuals that were shot:

Malski M Hill, black male 19 years old. Deceased

Quinton Pittman, black male 23 years old was shot in the arm, ear and foot. He was treated and released from a Tulsa hospital.

Devonte Johnson, black male 25 years old was shot in the abdomen and upper left leg. He was treated and released from a Tulsa hospital.

The fourth subject is pending the Medical Examiner identification at this time.