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Osage County Sheriff's Office identifies father, son killed in shooting

Posted at 11:48 AM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 12:48:43-04

PAWHUSKA, Okla. — The Osage County Sheriff's Office has released the names of a father and son killed in a shooting Wednesday night.

The shooting happened in the 700 block of County Road 4920 in Pawhuska at about 8:30 p.m.

Officials said Travis Kirchner, 45, and his son, Ty Kirchner, 23, had gotten into a verbal altercation, which led to the son shooting his father.

After the shooting, there was another shooting involving a separate family member, in which the son was shot, allegedly in self-defense.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is still under investigation and will be sent to the district attorney's office for review.

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