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Two men sought in Tecumseh shooting homicide

The gunfire erupted about 5:30 p.m. Saturday at 22565 Gaddy Road in southwest Tecumseh, authorities said.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 15, 2014 at 10:47 pm •  Published: February 15, 2014

A Tecumseh woman died Saturday and two other people were wounded in a shooting, authorities said as they searched for two men wanted for questioning.

Pottawatomie County sheriff's deputies said they are looking for Philip Shane Pitts and Justin Moore, who left the scene in a dark-colored pickup with a Professional Bull Riding sticker on the back window.

The gunfire erupted about 5:30 p.m. at 22565 Gaddy Road in southwest Tecumseh. Five people were in a car backing out of a driveway when the pickup pulled up and someone opened fire with a rifle, authorities said.

Two women and a man were hit — one woman was taken to a hospital in Shawnee where was pronounced dead; one man was taken to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he is listed in critical condition, and another woman was treated at the scene for an arm wound, authorities said.

The names of the victims were not released.

Deputies asked that anyone who sees Pitts and Moore to not approach them and to call 911 immediately. has disabled the comments for this article.


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