Jenks Police Investigate First Homicide In Four Years

Sunday, April 22nd 2018, 3:55 pm
By: News On 6

Jenks police are investigating after a body was found near Jenks High School Sunday around noon.

The male individual's body was found by train tracks near N. Birch St. and W. F Street.

Police say they found gunshot wounds on the body, prompting them to investigate this as a homicide. The wounds did not appear to be self-inflicted. 

Officers have not released the name or age of this person. 

Police say the last homicide in Jenks happened in 2014. 

"Rare. Very rare for us to have a homicide," said Jenks Police Sergeant Melissa Brown. "We believe this is an isolated incident."

Investigators are still trying to piece together what led to the shooting.

Police say if you know anything about this crime you are asked to call Jenks Police.