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Fatal hit and run on I-44 Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma- An Oklahoma City man is dead after a hit and run. The collision was on the westbound Interstate I-44 near 33rd West Avenue. Investigators said it appears a 2016 black Toyota Tundra driven by Jason Rudluff struck and killed 61-year-old Perry Killian at the exit to the Gilcrease Expressway around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Rudluff then fled the scene.

State troopers shut the westbound lanes down after the accident as the fatality incident was investigated.

3 Vehicle Crash Mo and Ok State Line

A three vehicle collision with the first call coming in at 5:38 p.m. on Hwy U at the intersection of S. 705 Rd and Stateline Rd just a few miles away from the Outpost Casino. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was on scene along with Seneca Fire Department, Quapaw Fire and Newton County working medical.

One deceased person involved at the crash.

One person transported via hospital.

Other injuries unknown at this time.

Highway U was closed for several hours while emergency crews worked the crash scene. MoDOT Emergency Response redirected traffic from the Missouri side of the Hwy while Oklahoma side had to take alternate route.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Scherle/Regional Entertainment News

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Joplin High School Student Passes Away After Practice

9-4-2019

A press Conference was held shortly after 8:15pm this evening at the Joplin South Middle School.

Today at approximately 5:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to Joplin High School Kaminsky Gym, where the high school football team was practicing indoors. A sophomore student had a medical emergency following conditioning and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Official Statement-

It is with extremely heavy hearts that we can now share the tragic loss of Kadin Roberts-Day due to cardiac arrest. Coach Jasper and his coaching staff, his teammates, fellow teachers and students at Joplin Schools remember Kadin as an extremely presentable and caring student.

Counselling services have been made available to any student or staff needing support and will continue for the coming days. Our deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends

(Press Conference)

Photos: Jeremy Scherle/Regional Entertainment News

Body found deceased in car in Monett

Monett, Mo- Tuesday afternoon a Monett man was found dead in a car on the 900th block of 7th street.

Monett authorities are not releasing the mans name until they can contact his next of kin.

Monett police department say this man is white and is in his 60’s.

They are currently investigating this death and the Lawrence County Coroner will be doing the autopsy.

Regional Entertainment News will update with more information as soon as it’s available.

Late Night Shooting In Joplin

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Late this evening in Joplin, Missouri a shooting occured by Junge Stadium near S Conner Street. Jason Kinney a local neighbor sent us in this video footage taken around 11:34 p.m. This was filmed just a few houses away. Multiple Joplin Police Officers were dispatched along with emergency personnel. One person was reported shot at, and the suspect took off on foot.

Witness heard loud arguing then someone yelling “I’m f****** shot” several times. The witness only heard one shot fired.

 UPDATE-

Press Release

Shooting Investigation

Media Contact: Captain Nick Jimenez

417-623-3131 ext 676

On August 5th, 2019 at approximately 11:19 P.M. Officers with the Joplin Police Department were dispatched to 1214 S. Connor Ave Joplin, MO about a disturbance with a weapon involved. A caller reported that a male was pointing a gun at him. While on the phone with emergency dispatchers he reported that the suspect was in a SUV type of vehicle with Arkansas plate. The caller then reported he’d been shot then disconnected from the line.

Officers responded and contacted victim identified as Mark Kiefer, 38 of Joplin, MO with a gunshot wound to his arm. As officers on scene were assisting the victim, another officer located the suspect vehicle in the area 4013 S. HWY 43. The officer attempted to stop the suspect vehicle and it fled leading officers on a pursuit. During the pursuit the suspect discarded two pistols from the vehicle as he fled. The suspect identified as Paul Phillips age 31 of Joplin, MO was taken into custody with the assistance of Galena, KS Police Department and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim identified as Mark Kiefer age 38 of Joplin, MO was transported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound. Kiefer was later transported to a Springfield, MO hospital for further treatment. Kiefer is currently in stable medical condition. Paul Phillips has been arrested for 1st Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action, Felon in Possession of Firearm, and Felony Resisting Arrest. Charges have been submitted to both the Jasper County Prosecutors Office and the Newton County Prosecutors Office. The Joplin Police Department would like to thank the Galena, KS Police Department and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this.

This is a developing story more information as it becomes available.