, Muskogee, OK

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March 10, 2013

Woman shot through door; Violence could be connected to Tulsa trial

She’s in ICU; crime scene matches address of man acquitted in Tulsa killing

— A Muskogee woman is recovering after she was shot several times early Saturday.

The victim, Mary Page, is in fair condition, an EASTAR Health System spokeswoman said.

Police said Page was attempting to open the door of her apartment when shots were fired through it about midnight, striking Page.

The hospital spokeswoman said Page was in intensive care but not hooked up to any life support system.

Page’s family, reached by phone at the hospital, said Page had been stabilized and looked as though she would be OK.

Police Lt. Bobby Lee said Page, another person and four children were in the home when Page went to answer a knock at the door. As she was opening the door, a gunman opened fire, striking Page in the torso.

The door appeared to have four bullet holes just above its knob and deadlock. Police didn’t say whether all four bullets hit Page, just that she was hit “multiple times.”

Lee said police haven't connected the shooting to any other incident.

Page, however, has the same last name as Demarco Page, 20, of Muskogee, who was acquitted Friday in Tulsa County District Court of first-degree murder and three counts of shooting with intent to kill. Online court records list Demarco Page's address as 1601 S. Fourth St. — the same address where Mary Page was shot.

Demarco Page had been accused of driving a car in Tulsa from which C.C. Johnson, 23, also of Muskogee, opened fire on March 27, 2011, killing Bryshell Downing, 20. Johnson was found guilty last June of murdering Downing and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Lee said police have no suspects in the shooting, but they are following leads and looking for possible video surveillance of the Green Country Village home where Page was shot.

Neighbors said a large number of people had congregated outside the apartment about an hour before the shooting was reported.

Reach Dylan Goforth at (918) 684-2903 or

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