Eric Cooks sentenced to life without parole for October 4th, 2000 fatal shooting


Thursday, October 4th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


A man charged in the drive-by shooting death of a young Tulsa mother was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole.

23-year-old Eric Cooks was convicted of killing 21-year-old Atlanta Jacobs. The shooting happened on October 4th, 2000 in Broken Arrow. Jacobs was riding beside her young son in the back seat of a car when she was shot in the head.

The judge also sentenced Cooks to 20 years for firing a weapon from a vehicle, and fined him $10,000.