• Deputies: Woman shoots and kills suspected intruder in Cherokee County

    By: Mariah Ellis


    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. - The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man after a woman called and said she shot an intruder Tuesday night.

    Deputies say the woman shot and killed Josh Montgomery who she says broke into her home.

    Deputies say Montgomery knocked in all the windows and doors at the home, acted aggressively, and threatened to kill the woman inside.

    The woman told authorities she warned Montgomery before shooting him twice.

    Deputies found him dead in the driveway.

    Montgomery's family told FOX23 they are devastated after the loss and that he was a father to four children.

    The sheriff's office says the report will be sent to the district attorney's office to determine if any charges will be brought against the woman.

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