|Oklahoma Veteran Edwin Turlington charged in 2014 for shooting in self defense|
Turlington claims that Philpott became violent and charged him with a whiskey bottle after he tried to execute a citizens arrest on Philpott and it was at this time Turlington fired a single .380 caliber round into the front of Philpott's leg and then called 9-11.
Astonishingly Oklahoma Sheriff Harlan Moore believes that Turlington shot Philpott in the back of the leg while he was fleeing (despite photographic evidence and the ER nurse who treated Philpott who, in her notes stated the round entered the front of Philpott's leg and exited the back of his leg.
Sheriff Moore also stated that Philpott, Barrett and the unidentified man were merely cutting wood on what they thought was foreclosed property.
New evidence has emerged which validates Edwin Turlington's story. Philpott was arrested on October 04, 2016 in Benton County, Arkansas on a Driving While Intoxicated charge. October 12, 2016 Benton County, Arkansas court documents about the arrest state: