UPDATE: Okmulgee Police Arrest Teens Following Gas Station Robbery
Okmulgee Police arrest a trio of suspects following a violent gas station robbery early Wednesday morning.
The incident left the store's clerk, 21-year-old Jacob Rogers, with multiple gunshot wounds.
It happened around 2:45 a.m. when four individuals with face masks entered the Kum & Go, located at 1201 W. 4th St.
Police have arrested 17-year-old Jeffery Edwards and 17-year-old Johnnie Ellis in connection with the case. Investigators also arrested a 14-year-old suspect. His name has not been released.
Okmulgee have since made a fourth arrest. Jerry Thompson, 17, will be booked on complaints of robbery with a firearm and shooting with intent to kill.
Okmulgee Police Chief Joe Prentice told KTUL.com that two of the suspects involved were armed and one of them shot the clerk multiple times after going behind the counter and attacking him.
Prentice said following the altercation, all four suspects left the gas station after stealing beer and cigarettes.
The store clerk, Jacob Rogers, was transferred to a Tulsa hospital and at last check, he was still recovering from his treatment.