TPD Identify Two Men Killed During Home Invasion, Name Person Of Interest
TULSA, Oklahoma - Police say two men died in a home invasion in east Tulsa overnight.
Officers said a resident at the Suzanne Apartments on 12th Street near Mingo told them he shot two men after they broke into his apartment at about 2:30 a.m. Police said Kejuan Shields, 22, and Demario Harris, 34, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said a third intruder escaped by climbing out a rear window.
Detectives spent most of the night processing evidence, finding evidence of a struggle inside the apartment. They questioned the two residents in the apartment and released them.
A woman who said she is the mother of the man who shot the two intruders had left minutes before the shooting and was concerned for her son's safety. She says Joshua is a paraplegic after he was shot in July 2011.
Police says one of the three men who broke into the apartment was armed.
Police Sgt. Dave Walker named Tymalk Love as a person of interest that they are looking. The 25 year old is described as a black male, about 5'7" tall, 150 pounds and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Officers said they found bullet holes believed fired in the apartment at an apartment building nearby.
According to Oklahoma Department of Corrections records. Kejuan Shields was released from prison in 2014 for a Tulsa County conviction for felon possessing a firearm and Demario Harris was released from prison in 2006 for numerous drug possession convictions.