May 22, 2008
Bartlesville, OK (The Weekly Vice) -- Darrell Glenn Walker, a 30 year old Bartlesville, Oklahoma man has been arrested and charged with child abuse after repeatedly shooting his kids with a BB gun as punishment.
Police first became aware of the alleged shootings, when Walker's children told a teacher at Ranch Heights Elementary School that their father them with a BB gun when they "got in trouble."
Walker's 8 year old son and 7 year old daughter told investigators of various reasons why their father shot them. The children told investigators that their father shot them when they received "bad marks" on their school work among other punishments at home.
According to the arrest affidavit, the boy said that when he gets into trouble his father shoots him with the BB gun or he gets a “whoopin.”
"One time she got in trouble for breaking the blinds, so her father shot her in the neck with the BB gun. When he ran out of BBs for the gun, he hit her in the head with the gun," said police spokesman Carey Duniphen.
The kids told police that they had been shot in on various areas that included hands, legs, arms and other areas. Walker's daughter showed them marks on her body where Walker allegedly shot them.
Walker's girlfriend, Tonya Brown told police that she had been shot by Walker as well. She led police to the BB gun and and the ammunition he used - which was sitting on top of a coffee table.
Darrell Glenn Walker has been been charged with two counts of Child Abuse. He has been released after posting a $20,000 bond.
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