Homeowner's son won't face charges in connection with deadly BA home invasion, shooting

Posted at 8:46 AM, Apr 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-04 04:16:16-04

The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's Office provided an update into the investigation of last week's home invasion that left three teens dead in Broken Arrow on Monday at a press conference.

The triple homicide took place on the 9100 block of South Clearview Drive March 27.Wagoner County deputies said at about 12:30 p.m., three masked intruders entered the home, which was occupied by a father and his 23-year-old son, Zach Peters.


Deputies said Peters shot and killed the three intruders with an AR-15.

Peters will not face charges in connection with the shooting, officials said. The Wagoner County District Attorney's Office ruled that Peters acted justifiably in his use of deadly force to defend the home.

The intruders were identified as Maxwell Cook, 19, Jacob Redfern, 17, and Jaykob Woodriff, 16. Deputies said two of the intruders were armed. 

Elizabeth Rodriguez, 21, was arrested and formally charged on three counts of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree burglary and one count of second-degree burglary. Authorities said she drove the three intruders to the Broken Arrow residence.

Deputies said the intruders had burglarized same home earlier in the day, and said that Rodriguez had knowledge of the home, and believed there were valuable items inside the home. 


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