James E. Fullbright Jr., 77

Born March 6, 1943

Died August 6, 2020

Jodi Lynnetta Jones-Sallis, 34

Born January 19, 1986

Died August 5, 2020

Mary Lavonne Peebles, 89

Born July 26, 1931

Died August 3, 2020

Benji Ray Hotema, 42

Born March 23, 1978

Died August 3, 2020

Angela Ashwood, 69

Born February 9, 1951

Died August 1, 2020


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Sunday, July 12, 2020, 8:21 AM

Muskogee Police Officer Lynn Hamlin released the following:

On today’s date 07/11/2020, at approximately 8:15 pm officers were dispatched to 810 North “K” street in reference to a shooting. When they arrived on scene they discovered a male subject that had been shot.

He was taken by ambulance to St Francis Muskogee and then transported to a Tulsa hospital in critical condition.

This is an ongoing investigation and there is no further information at this time.

UPDATE: Kyran Taylor is the victim. He is in the hospital awaiting the results of tests to determine if he is alive or dead, according to a family friend.

UPDATE: Taylor has died.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The name of a suspect was posted in this story but removed after police asked if it could be removed. Though we were under no obligation to comply with the request, we didn’t want to mislead readers into thinking police had announced a suspect.