5 kids, one man lifeless after crime at Oklahoma residence, suspect in custody

MUSKOGEE, okla. (KFOR) – The authorities in Muskogee say they are investigating a horrific crime.

At around 1:30 am Tuesday morning, Muskogee Police Department officers were called to a house on the 900 block of Indiana after a shooting.

The caller told 911 dispatchers that several people had been shot.

When the officers got home, they discovered a man with a gun.

House where the Muskogee family was killed / Photo: KJRH

Authorities say an officer shot the suspect one round but missed him. The suspect then led police on a brief chase before being taken into custody.

Jarron Deajon Pridgeon was arrested near the scene.

Jarron Deajon Pridgeon. Image: Muskogee County booking photo

When the police entered the house, they were faced with a gruesome scene.

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Investigators say a man and four young children were found dead in the apartment. A fifth child later died after being flown to a Tulsa hospital for life.

Officials say a woman was also rushed to a Tulsa hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Family members tell KFOR that Brittany Anderson’s five young children were all shot this morning. The children include 9 year old Quedynce, 6 year old Navaeh, 5 year old Harmony, 3 year old Jaidus and 2 year old Jalaiya.

Brittany Anderson and children. Photo provided by the family.

Family members say Pridgeon is the father of a few children.

A GoFundMe has been set up to pay for the children’s funeral expenses.

A neighbor stopped to speak to KFOR about the shocking crime.

No further details will be released at this time.

Video provided by KJRH

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