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Chickasha police identify double shooting victims

Phyllis Atkinson, 57, and Patrick Atkinson, 61, were identified by police as the people shot in a Chickasha residence. Phyllis Atkinson was pronounced dead at the scene and Patrick Atkinson died at the hospital, police reported.
Published: February 26, 2014
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CHICKASHA — A man and a woman who were fatally shot in a Chickasha home have been identified, police said.

Patrick Atkinson, 61, and Phyllis Atkinson, 57, were identified as the two people shot Tuesday in a residence at 3417 S 25 St., Chickasha police Assistant Chief Elip Moore said.

Phyllis Atkinson died at the scene while Patrick Atkinson was taken to a hospital, where he died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Moore said.

Police believe the couple had recently separated.

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