Murder charges against mother in shooting of 2 children

The Associated Press - November 30, 2018 2:11 pm

This photo provided by the Okmulgee County Jail in Okmulgee, Okla., shows Amy Leann Hall, who is in custody after three teenagers were shot, one fatally in a shooting reported Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2018, in the Nuyaka, Okla., area. Authorities believe Hall is the mother of the children. She's currently being held in the Okmulgee County jail on preliminary charges of one count of first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill, though formal charges have not yet been filed. (Okmulgee County Jail via AP)

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) – First-degree murder charges have been filed against an Oklahoma woman in the fatal shootings of her teenage son and daughter.

Prosecutors on Thursday charged 38-year-old Amy Leann Hall with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths 18-year-old Kayson Toliver and 16-year-old Kloee Toliver.

Authorities say Kayson and Kloee were both shot on Nov. 1 in their home about 35 miles southwest of Tulsa. Kayson died at the scene while Kloee died on Nov. 6 after being declared brain dead.

Hall is also charged with shooting with intent to kill her 14-year-old daughter, who was wounded but managed to take the gun from her mother.

Hall is jailed without bond and court records do not list an attorney for her.

 

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