OK Man Beau Barker ID’d As Pedestrian In Monday OKC Fatal Hit-And-Run Vehicle Strike

PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Beau Jared Barker of Ada, Oklahoma, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Monday vehicle strike in Pontotoc County.

Barker, 30, was killed after struck by a hit-and-run vehicle early monday near Oklahoma City.

According to reports, Barker was on-foot in the area of Interstate 240 in Oklahoma city, when he was struck and killed by a vehicle that then fled the scene around 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Barker, who was originally from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

No vehicle description was provided by authorities as of Tuesday morning.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Barker:

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Geo quick facts: Pontotoc County is in the south central part of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,492. Its county seat is Ada. The county was created at statehood from part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. It was named for a historic Chickasaw tribal area in Mississippi – Wikipedia.

Oklahoma City Shooting Leaves Toddler Dead Woman Injured Monday

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — An Oklahoma toddler is dead Monday and a woman injured morning following an overnight shooting in northwest Oklahoma City, police said.

Witness reports say shots were fired into a home, fatally striking a 2-year-old and wounding a woman.

According to authorities, the shooting took place around a home near North Western Avenue and West Hefner Road.

Police said they found shell casings in the street and believe that is where the suspect was firing his gun, reports News9.

The 2-year-old and the woman, believed to be the child’s aunt, were inside the home when they were shot.

Their names have not been released, however, a Facebook user identified the child as “Riah.” Another commenters claimed the child’s mother was “out of town,” when the deadly shooting occurred. The injured woman may be the child’s aunt, according to Facebook.

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Geo quick facts: Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It’s known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. The reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial recall the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Survivor Tree, an American elm nearly destroyed in the attack, is also part of the memorial – wikipedia.

OK City Man Vincense D Williams JR ID’d As Victim Shot Dead By Police Near I-35 Monday

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Vincense Dewayne Williams Jr., of Oklahoma City, has been identified as the man shot and killed after he was allegedly shooting at vehicles on I-35 in Oklahoma City om Monday.

Oklahoma City police were dispatched at 10:30 a.m. to the area near NE 10th St. and I-35 in reference to a 24-year-old man walking in the southbound lanes shooting at passing vehicles with a handgun.

When police confronted the man, they said he initially dropped the gun and put his hands up, but he picked it back up and faced the officers.

Police say that’s when Sgt. Wesley Parsons and Sgt. Dustin Fulton fired their guns, striking the suspect, reports KFOR.

The suspect was later pronounced dead at the scene.

On Thursday, police identified the suspect as Vincense Dewayne Williams Jr., 24, of Oklahoma City.

There were no reports of any injuries and police say no vehicles were struck.

Geo quick facts: Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It’s known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. The reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial recall the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Survivor Tree, an American elm nearly destroyed in the attack, is also part of the memorial – wikipedia.

OK Man Dustin Jordan Arrested Over Murder Of Parents Kathy & Michael Jordan

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Dustin Jordan has been identified as the suspect arrested after his parents, Kathy and Michael Jordan, were found dead in their Arkansas home Monday during a welfare check.

Jordan, 23, is accused of killing his mother and father in Franklin County. He was arrested in Oklahoma County Tuesday.

On Monday, the bodies of his parents, Kathy and Michael Jordan, were found inside their Franklin County, Arkansas home. Officers had responded to their home for a welfare check, but when they arrived, they saw a bullet hole in the window and obtained a search warrant, discovering the bodies inside. Continue reading

OK “Hospital Patient” Peter Mabry ID’d As Victim Struck Killed By Vehicle While Lying On Road

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Peter Mabry has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday near the Northwest Expressway.

Mabry, 66, was named as the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center hospital patient who was lying in the roadway when he was fatally run over by a car.

Mabry was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma consistent with the collision.

“The driver had no idea that he actually ran over the person or that the person was in the roadway until after the incident. As soon as he left the scene he called 9-1-1 and then came back immediately,” Officer Megan Morgan said. Continue reading

Suspect Identified in Shooting Death NFL Star Father And SWA Employee Michael Winchester

Lloyd Buie is being identified as the man who killed the father of NFL player James Winchester. Buie shot Michael Winchester, 52, dead on November 15, while he worked for Southwest Airlines at the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma. Winchester was the father of Kansas City Chiefs star player James Winchester.

Buie reportedly set up a “sniper den” and shot and killed Winchester from 50 yards away.

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At around 1 p.m. local time, police were called to Will Rogers World Airport after a report of shots fired on the east side of Terminal Drive. There, officers found Michael Winchester, a Southwest Airlines employee wounded. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Continue reading

M 5.3 Earthquake STRIKES Oklahoma! Shaking Felt As Far Away As Kansas Arkansas

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck near Cushing, Oklahoma.

The shaking could be felt as far away as Kansas and Arkansas.

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Nearby Places
Direction data (below) indicate the position of the event relative to the place.
Cushing, Oklahoma
3.3 km (2.0 mi) Population: 7,826
Stillwater, Oklahoma
27.1 km (16.9 mi) ESE Population: 45,688
Guthrie, Oklahoma
57.4 km (35.7 mi) ENE Population: 10,191
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
62.1 km (38.6 mi) W Population: 20,544
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Mother Who Married And Divorced Son ARRESTED After Marrying Biological Daughter

Oklahoma mother, Patricia Spann, and her daughter Misty Spann, were arrested after being accused of being involved in an incestuous marriage.

Court documents show, Patricia, 43, and Misty, 25, were married in March 2016 in Comanche County, Ok. Patricia is Misty’s biological mother. Documents show that Patricia was also once married in 2008, to her biological son.

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Investigators with the Department of Human Services discovered the illegal relationship in August while investigating the children who were inside the Spanns’ home. Continue reading

5.6 Earthquake STRIKES OKLAHOMA Shaker Felt In 6 Surrounding States

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocked Pawnee, Oklahoma Saturday morning in a seismic event that was felt in at least six surrounding states.

The rare over 5 magnitude quake struck the nation’s heartland and was felt in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, and Iowa, according to USGS geophysicists. A 5.1M quake hit the area back in February 2016.

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The Oklahoma Corporation Commission, a regulatory agency that examines the state’s fuel, oil, gas, public utilities and transportation industries, is “reviewing disposal wells in the vicinity of the earthquake near Pawnee,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said via Twitter. Continue reading

NBA Oklahoma Thunder Owner Dead After Driving Into Wall

Aubrey McClendon, who is a part owner of NBA team, Oklahoma Thunder, and the founder and former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, was pronounced dead after driving his vehicle into an embankment. He was 56.

McClendon had been indicted on Tuesday on conspiracy to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. He died in the single-car crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, police confirmed.

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Less than 24 hours earlier, the Department of Justice announced that he had been charged with conspiring to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. Continue reading