Fatal Shooting Suspect Admits To Firing At Car In East Tulsa - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Fatal Shooting Suspect Admits To Firing At Car In East Tulsa

Posted: Updated:
A Tulsa police officer examines the car parked in the Hillcrest Emergency room bay. A Tulsa police officer examines the car parked in the Hillcrest Emergency room bay.
A 6-year-old child was seated in the back seat of the Chrysler at the time of the shooting. A 6-year-old child was seated in the back seat of the Chrysler at the time of the shooting.
Demarco Page [Tulsa County Jail] Demarco Page [Tulsa County Jail]

NewsOn6.com

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa police said a man they arrested in connection with a fatal shooting admitted to firing several gunshots at a car at an east Tulsa intersection around 5 a.m. Sunday.

Police said 20-year-old Bryshell Downing was shot while riding in a car in east Tulsa. Downing was brought to Hillcrest Hospital at about 5 a.m. Sunday where she was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to the head, according to Tulsa Police Corporal Mark Secrist.

"The doctors worked on her, and she did not survive the shooting," he said.

Downing was a passenger in a Chrysler Sebring that was occupied by two other young women and a 6-year-old child. The child was uninjured, Secrist said. Police originally stated the child in the car was 2 years old.

Police arrested Demarco Page, 19, later Sunday in connection with Downing's murder after a tip led police to him in Muskogee.

Officers said Page told them he'd followed the victim's car, then pulled up next to it and started shooting.

Page was arrested on a first-degree murder complaint.

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.