Man and five small children shot dead at US home

Six people – including five young children – have been killed in a shooting at an Oklahoma home

Police responded to a call that “multiple people” had been shot at the house in Muskogee, a town southeast of Tulsa.

Officers found one man and four children dead at the scene, and a fifth child died at a Tulsa hospital.

A woman was also taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A statement from the City of Muskogee police said a man was shot at, while running from the scene. He escaped injury but was arrested and taken into custody.

Authorities have not released his name or any details about the people who died.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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