Sheriff: Mayes County Mother Says She Shot, Killed Son

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 10:39 am
By: Dee Duren

A mother said she shot and killed her son Tuesday morning, according to the sheriff.

The incident happened at a home east of Mazie.

Mayes County Sheriff Mike Reed says the victim has been identified as 36-year-old Ronald Wallington.

Sheriff Reed said Wallington's mother, Regina Wallington, told detectives she shot her son after he attacked her.   They said the shooting happened at about 7:54 a.m.  

Reed said a neighbor called 911 after Regina Wallington walked over and reported she had shot her son.  

The sheriff said they are still questioning the mother and have asked the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for assistance.

Reed was not aware of any prior disputes between the mother and son.