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One person died during a Friday burglary in Miami, OK.


From the Miami Police Department,

“At approx. 0016 on 1-8-21 the resident at 906 B St NW heard someone banging on his back door. The resident was setting in his living room then heard a commotion in a side room of his house. The resident stated he could hear someone climb thru the window of a back bedroom. The occupant stated he feared for his life and grabbed a shotgun to
protect himself. The resident then stated a male subject came from his spare bedroom and approached him in his living room. The resident then fired one shot from his firearm and shot the male intruder.

The suspect was identified as 30-year-old Roger Nelums of Miami. Nelums was transported to Miami Integris Hospital and was pronounced dead at 0054. MiamiDetectives have been working the incident and it will be presented to the Ottawa county District Attorney. No charges are being sought out against the homeowner.”


A Friday morning burglary led to the death of one person in Miami, OK.

Police were called the 900 Block of B Street Northwest after a report of a burglary in progress. The caller said that he had shot someone who broke into his home.

The suspect died afterward around 12:54 AM despite being taken to Integris Health Center by EMS.

No names have been released at this time.


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