1 Teen Dead, 2 Hurt In Nuyaka Triple Shooting; Mother Arrested
OKMULGEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - The Okmulgee County Sheriff's Office said a teenage boy died and two teenage girls were hurt in a shooting Thursday morning.
The shooting was reported at 6:30 a.m. at a rural Nuyaka home, according to OCSO. Deputies booked Amy Hall, 38, on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill.
Sheriff Eddy Rice confirmed Hall is the mother of the three teenagers. Rice said one of the girls is in critical condition, he said the other was stable.
The sheriff said they have no motive at this time. They have been called to the home in the past. He could not confirm if Hall has a documented history of mental illness.
Friends tell us the 18-year-old victim is Kayson Toliver. The Okmulgee County Sheriff says he was inside his home when he was shot and killed by his mother.
One of his friends told me she'll remember Kayson for his smile, his laugh, and his prowess on the football field.
Osage Sky News 6 HD flew over the scene of the triple shooting at this home off South 130th Street in Okmulgee County.
Rice stressed that the shooting did not take place at or near a school. Nuyaka residents are part of the Beggs school district.
Osage SkyNews 6 HD flew over the Beggs school campus, and video showed students standing together outside the high school. Entrances to the school campus were blocked by either law enforcement vehicles or school buses.
Officers diverted anyone who is not a student or teacher away from the area.
A guidance counselor told News On 6 they are keeping students in school for their normal class schedules, trying to give the school some sense of normalcy. Some after-school events have been canceled the Beggs-Sperry Football will still be held.
Beggs High School has about 300 students, and at least two of the victims were students there. It's a close-knit community where people know each other well. Kayson, was a senior running back for the Biggs Golden Demons football team. Friends say he was a fierce athlete and will be missed in the community