Deadly Bethany Double Shooting A Murder-Suicide, Police Say
BETHANY, Oklahoma - Two people found dead in a Bethany home, Sunday night, was a murder-suicide, according to police.
Bethany Police officers responded to a medical call at the home in the 7200 block of NW 44th Street just after 7 p.m.
Authorities tell News 9 a juvenile male living in the home found his mother’s boyfriend lying on the floor bleeding. The boy then called his father, who in turn called police.
Dispatcher: Bethany 911.
Caller: I don't know if I need an ambulance. I think he's dead.
Dispatcher: What's your address?
Caller: It's Northwest 44th Street and the house number is 7211. 7211 on 44th? Yeah, it's in Bethany.
Dispatcher: What's going on? What happened?
Caller: He's just got blood coming out of his hears, there's blood on the floor. I can't find a pulse.
Dispatcher: Who does?
Caller: He lives with my ex-wife and my son. I don't feel a pulse or nothing and I can't tell where the blood's coming from, because he's got blood coming out of his ear.
Dispatcher: OK. I'm going to transfer you to the ambulance number. Don't hang up, OK?
Caller: I won’t.
Dispatcher: Don't touch him. Just leave him like that and talk to the ambulance service, OK?
Caller: OK. I tried to feel a pulse on his wrist. I haven't touched nothing, but I don't see... (call ends)
When officers arrived, they found the mother also dead inside the home.
According to their preliminary investigation, police believe the boyfriend shot the mother and then turned the gun on himself. Neither person has been identified at this time. The case remains under investigation.