WYANDOTTE, Okla. – The OSBI investigates a fatal shooting in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.
On Nov. 12, 2020, around 11:00 p.m., the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office requested help from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to investigate a homicide. The OSBI arrived on scene and conducted a crime scene investigation. They interviewed several witnesses, including the alleged shooter.
The OSBI states that the victim, Melvin Shamblin, was shot at a home in Wyandotte, Oklahoma and taken to a Joplin, Missouri hospital. Shamblin was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Authorities say the alleged shooter was cooperative and was released after an interview.
Once the OSBI is done investigating, they will send a full report to the Ottawa County District Attorney’s Office for review and determination of potential charges.
(This is a developing story and will be updated as details are released)