The EBCI Public Safety Communication Center received a report at 10:05pm on Thursday, May 21 of a male subject having been shot in the head. The shooting was alleged to have taken place at a residence in the Birdtown Community. Four people have been arrested in relation to this incident.
Cherokee Indian Police Department officers responded to the Cherokee Indian Hospital where the victim had allegedly driven himself.
CIPD officers arrested suspect, James Ralph Brady, as well as two other males and one female, whose names are not being released at this time, on Friday, May 22 at 8:03pm. Brady, 48, will be charged in Cherokee Tribal Court for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious bodily injury and aggravated weapons charge.
No other details are being released pending further investigation.
– EBCI Public Safety