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Facebook page of accused north Tulsa shooter paints chilling picture of animosity towards blacks
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Facebook page of accused north Tulsa shooter paints chilling picture of animosity towards blacks

Facebook page of accused north Tulsa shooter paints chilling picture of animosity towards blacks
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Jake England's Facebook entry just a few hours before the north Tulsa shooting spree

Facebook page of accused north Tulsa shooter paints chilling picture of animosity towards blacks

Tulsa Police arrested two suspects in the early Friday morning shooting death of three people in north Tulsa.

Two other people were shot and wounded during the same time and in the same area. All five of the victims are black.

The suspects, Jake England (19 year old white male) and Alvin Watts (33 year old white male), have been arrested and will be charged with 3 counts of murder and 2 counts of shooting with intent to kill.

As the police and Tulsa County District Attorney build their case against the two suspects, a chilling picture of hateful motivation is already becoming apparent thanks to the suspects' Facebook pages.

Jake England wrote this entry on his Facebook page Thursday afternoon at 3:04 p.m., just 10 hours before the shooting spree began:

Jake England
Today is two years that my dad has been gone shot by a f**king n****** it's hard not to go off between that and sheran I'm gone in the head.
RIP
. Dad and sheran I
. Love and miss u
I think about both of u every second of the day

Alvin Watts, also arrested for murder early this morning, added this comment to England's Facebook post over an hour later:

Alvin Watts I kno i miss them 2. My last meomeries were great ones of them. Its nt goodbye its c u later.

Just 3 hours before the shootings early Friday morning, Jake wrote this on his Facebook page:

Chilling at that house people talking shit on me for some sh*t I didn't do lil man and cady Ian's here I do believer it just mite be the time to call it quits I I hate to say it like that but I'm done if something does happen tonite be ready for another funeral later

That update was followed by several comments from people urging Jake to 'not do anything stupid.'

Jake England's dad, Carl England, was shot in the chest and killed exactly two years ago Friday (April 6, 2010) during a fight at the Comanche Park Apartments at 3608 N. Quaker Ave, in Tulsa.

Pernell Jefferson, a black man, is currently serving time 6 years for Feloniously Pointing Firearm and was the key suspect in the shooting death of Carl England. Several witnesses had identified Jefferson as the shooter.

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