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Muskogee County Sheriff Investigating Porum Shooting Death

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Bill Fools. Bill Fools.
PORUM, Oklahoma -

The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide which happened in Porum early Monday.

Sheriff Charles Pearson speaking to MuskogeeNow news web site said 56-year-old, Bill Fools, was shot in his rural home around 2 a.m. He said Fools was shot twice in the stomach with a high-powered rifle.

Deputies responded to the home after getting a 911 call. Before they arrived, Pearson said the 56 year old was taken by car to a Stigler hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Pearson said witnesses reported seeing a man in camouflage clothing running from the home after the shooting.

Porum is located south of I-40 on Highway 2.

Court records show Fools was arrested on June 27, 2014 on a charge of possession of a firearm after conviction of a felony. According to those records Fools had a preliminary hearing set for October 10, 2014.

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