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Woman gunned down while standing by her vehicle in Oklahoma City

by Juliana Keeping Published: October 9, 2012

A 52-year-old woman is the latest homicide victim in Oklahoma City.

Broken tinted glass and blood in the driveway of 3232 NE 15 Street Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, where a woman was gunned down Monday night in a drive-by shooting in Oklahoma City. Photo by Paul B. Southerland
Broken tinted glass and blood in the driveway of 3232 NE 15 Street Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, where a woman was gunned down Monday night in a drive-by shooting in Oklahoma City. Photo by Paul B. Southerland
On Oct. 8, Frances Ruth Madison, 52, was standing outside near a pickup truck just before 9 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting her multiple times, police said.

Her killing is the 76th homicide of 2012.

Here is the rest of our story.

A woman was gunned down Monday night in a drive-by shooting in northeast Oklahoma City, police said.

Frances Ruth Madison, 52, was standing outside near a pickup truck just before 9 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting her multiple times, police said.
Madison was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police do not have a description of the suspect and don’t know how many people were in the car. Anyone with information can call the police homicide tip line at (405) 297-1200.


by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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