A Wagoner man charged with first-degree murder in Tulsa County appeared in court Wednesday.
Kris Edward Bridges, 20, was ordered held without bond by District Judge William Kellough. Bridges was ordered to appear in court at 9 a.m. Oct. 16 for his preliminary hearing, where testimony will be heard and a judge will decide whether to bind him over for trial.
Bridges was formally charged in Tulsa County District Court on Aug. 27 with first-degree murder.
Tulsa police said Bridges shot Quincy Darrell Jones just before 11 p.m. Aug. 25 at an apartment at 1111 E. 60th St. Police said Jones was shot during an altercation between two groups of people.
Bridges was arrested at his uncle’s house in Hartshorne by a Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Law enforcers, working on information that Bridges was at his uncle’s house, knocked on the door and saw Bridges run out the back of the house.
Bridges was found shortly after, hiding in woods behind the house.
Tulsa police said Tyriq Saaffir, who was questioned shortly after the murder but not named a suspect, was shot hours later after returning to the apartment complex. Saaffir was shot in the torso and neck in what is believed to be a retaliatory shooting in regards to Jones’ death. Saaffir was treated and released from a Tulsa hospital.
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Kris Edward Bridges will appear in Tulsa County District Court at 9 a.m. Oct. 16, where a judge will determine if there is enough evidence to bind Bridges over for trial.
Bridges, 20, is charged with first-degree murder for the Aug. 27 shooting death of Quincy Darrell Jones.