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Burk Barbecue Shooting

Burkburnett Police said a shooting that sent three men to the hospital Sunday night happened at a barbecue.

Burk Police Department Detective Jeff Krc said a fight started some time between 8 and 9 p.m. on the 100 block of Terrace St. At that point, some of the people at the barbecue were intoxicated.

Krc said Micheal Stinpson, 34, was assaulted and seriously injured from the altercation. Krc said Stinpson left the residence and went home to make some calls. Around 10 p.m. he and some others went back to the residence where there was another fight. This time shots were fired.

Ben Mullins, 34, was shot in the neck and the bullet exited through his back. Burkburnett police, the Wichita County Sheriff's Office and DPS all responded to the scene. When officers arrived, Mullins was found lying in the street. He was sent to the hospital and later released.

Stinpson and another man were also sent to the hospital because of assault injuries.

Shooting suspect Justin Reid Boree, 30, was arrested and sent to Wichita County Jail. He was involved in both altercations. He is charged with Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon.

Krc said the investigation's still underway and charges are still pending for others involved in the fight.

Stay with Newschannel 6 as we continue to follow this investigation.


  

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