MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Local News

January 3, 2013

Police seek info on shooting

Man shot in hand after winning bet on pool

Muskogee police are seeking information after Eastar Health System employees reported treating a man with a gunshot would to his left hand.

Muskogee Police Department Lt. Bobby Lee said Antony Mahee, 22, was driven to the hospital late Tuesday by his girlfriend. The girlfriend told police she’d found Mahee in the parking lot of the Roundhouse Bar, suffering from a gunshot wound.

“The victim said he was at the Roundhouse Bar playing pool for money,” Lee said. “He won, so him and the suspect went out to the suspect’s vehicle to get the money.”

Lee said Mahee told investigators the suspect reached into the glove compartment and pulled out a gun.

“Mahee said he tried to grab the gun, and it went off and struck him in the hand,” Lee said.

No suspect has been identified, though Mahee told police the man was driving a four-door Pontiac car with a sunroof. The suspect was described as a white male with blonde hair, wearing a ball cap with a four-leaf clover. Lee said the report didn’t indicate an age range for the suspect.

“Everyone officers tried to talk to at the scene knew nothing and was highly intoxicated,” Lee said.

Lee said officers were dispatched to Eastar Health System at 11:48 p.m.

“We believe it probably happened between 11 and 11:45 p.m.,” Lee said. “But we don’t know how much time passed between when he was shot and when his girlfriend found him.”

Lee said anyone with information about the shooting can call the Muskogee Police Department, (918) 683-8000, or Crime Stoppers at (918) 682-2677 to leave an anonymous tip.

You can help

If you have any information about a shooting late Tuesday at the Roundhouse Bar, 24 E. Broadway, call the Muskogee Police Department, (918) 683-8000, or Crime Stoppers at (918) 682-2677 to leave an anonymous tip.

Reach Dylan Goforth at (918) 684-2903 or dgoforth@muskogeephoenix.com.

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks