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According to the daughter, she and Lake were walking home when a black SUV pulled up and her dad got out, shouting at her.
"I walked away and Jeremy tried to introduce himself, and my dad shot him," KJRH-TV reported.
Lisa Kepler said she ran behind a bush and hid after her father fired shots at her. Then he sped off, she said.
Dad Shannon Kepler, 54, is accused of first-degree murder and shooting with intent to kill. Mom Gina Kepler, 48, is accused of being an accessory to murder.
The daughter said her parents kicked her out of the house the week before and dropped her in front of the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. She met Lake there and they began dating. He offered her a place to stay at the home he shared with his aunt, she said.
The Keplers are being held without bail pending the filing of formal charges, police said.
According to the police report, investigators called the Keplers and spoke with Gina, who said she and her husband would surrender to police, leaving the gun in the trunk of her car; however, investigators have been unable to locate the car and the weapon.
Police say the Keplers are not cooperating with the search for the vehicle and weapon.
Both Shannon and Gina Kepler joined the Tulsa police force Aug. 13, 1990. Shannon Kepler works with the police academy. Gina Kepler is a patrol officer with the Gilcrease Division. Both are now on paid administrative leave until charges are formally filed.
I really hope they rot in prison for a very long time
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
wow what shocker...so the dead beat parents drop the kid off a homeless center and then get even more enraged when their daughter meets a boy who gives the girl a place to live no less....and these dead beats were cops and had been on the force for 24 years....lock em away and throw away the key
Spokeswoman for Tulsa PD: "Nobody is more shocked than we are, y'know. Our department here, we have a brotherhood, a sisterhood, it's very shocking to us as well. And our detectives that have to investigate this, our officers had to go and arrest (pause) their friends."
originally posted by: gladtobehere
a reply to: theantediluvian
Its an "honor killing"... country style.