'It's Heartbreaking:' Neighbor Shares Shock After Man, 5 Children Killed In Muskogee Shooting


Tuesday, February 2nd 2021, 6:04 pm
By: News On 6, Erick Payne


MUSKOGEE, Okla. -

Police said a man and five children are dead after an early morning shooting in Muskogee near York and Hancock.

Investigators said the suspect, 25-year-old Jarron Pridgeon is related to at least one of the victims.

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News On 6 spoke to someone who’s lived in the neighborhood for decades.

Paul Jones said it’s typically a very quiet area, and he said the family moved into the home just a few weeks ago.

“It was very shocking; something like this does not normally happen in our neighborhood,” said Jones.

He said the situation is heartbreaking, and makes him think of his grandkids.