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A family is looking for answers after a 14-year-old boy was shot

Posted at 6:55 PM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 19:57:44-05

TULSA, Okla. — 14-year-old William Rex is expected to be okay, but right now, no one can prove who shot him.

“I want to know the truth," said Tina Rex, the mother of William. "Just do a little investigating, that’s all I want.”

William says it all started when he heard his brother and someone else arguing outside their apartment.

“I heard yelling and screaming. I went outside and my brother was having a dispute,” William said.

Their neighbor, Aubrey Keigley from upstairs, came outside to see what was happening.

“Will had explained to me, everything was okay everything was safe, everything was good,” Keigley said.

Then they say they all heard a gun shot.

“I heard the same pop he did. I hit the floor you know. It’s shocking my ears were still ringing into that police investigation,” Keigley said.

Police say it was their neighbor, Keigley, who accidentally fired the shot.

But the family says it wasn’t. They think it was someone else.

“I just remember telling him like no buddy you are going to be okay. Like you’re in the best hands. I got you,” Keigley said,

“It felt like I was being cooked from the inside, because the bullet was hot,” William said.

The mother Tina says more investigating needs to be done.

"I want to know the truth. Just do a little investigating, that’s all I want,” Rex said.

Sapulpa Police say they are turning all evidence into the district attorneys office for further investigating.

For now, everyone involved is happy that everyone is alive.

“I am just really thankful that no one else was shot. I am glad I took the bullet,” William said.

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