Boswell man arrested in fatal shooting of own mother

Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 10:47 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 8:02 AM CST
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BOSWELL, Okla. (KXII) - A 21-year-old man is in custody, accused of fatally shooting his mother early Tuesday morning.

Chase Rocha allegedly shot a woman on Unger Road sometime after 2 a.m.

Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park said the victim was identified as Rocha’s mother.

Rocha fled the scene, but turned himself in to authorities just before 11 a.m. He was booked into the Choctaw County Jail and is being charged with second degree murder in tribal court.

The victims was transported to a hospital, and later died.

It is unclear what led up to the shooting and the identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Tribal police said they are working in conjunction with the FBI in the case.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 12 for updates.