Charges filed against 2 in Tulsa shooting of 5
21-year-old Boonmlee Lee and 19-year-old Meng Lee
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Prosecutors have filed charges against two men accused of shooting five people at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa.
A document filed late Friday says 21-year-old Boonmlee Lee and 19-year-old Meng Lee each face one count of shooting with intent to kill and five counts of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
Jail records indicate that both men are scheduled to be in court on Monday, but it was unclear if that date would be rescheduled. No attorney was listed in court records for the men.
The accused men and the five injured people are all ethnic Hmong.
Prosecutors believe one of the victims was likely targeted at Saturday's festival because he mediated a dispute involving the defendants' family, and the dispute was not resolved in their favor.
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