Employee Sleeping At Tulsa Club Carjacked At Gunpoint - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News: Crime

Employee Sleeping At Tulsa Club Carjacked At Gunpoint

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Police are hoping to track down two men who they say used a shotgun to rob and carjack a man who was sleeping in his car early Thursday outside a Tulsa bar.

The victim works at Lady Godiva's club near 18th and Sheridan. He told News On 6 he had just worked a double shift and decided to take a nap before driving 45 minutes to his home.

Around 6:30 a.m., two men approached his car and robbed him using a shotgun.

"He poked the shotgun into my chest and he said get the [expletive] out of the car, so I said, 'OK, fine.' So I put my hands up and I got out of the car. And he poked the shotgun into my chest and I backed up and he got into the vehicle."

Police Sgt. Clay Ballenger said when the victim got out, the two men took his money, then got into his black 2010 Ford Fusion and drove south on South Sheridan. The car has an OKC Thunder sticker on the back. 

The victim then walked to the nearby Kum & Go at 21st and Sheridan and called police.

He wasn't able to give a clear description to police other than that they were wearing black hoodies. Police say they will be reviewing video from security cameras in the club's parking lot.

The man told News On 6 he had a 9mm pistol in his car but that if he'd reached for it, he would probably have been shot. Police said the victim did everything right in this case.

They said it's very unusual for robbers to use a shotgun in crimes of this sort, but any robbery with a firearm is very dangerous.

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

How safe are Oklahoma?s bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

Fallen Heroes

The News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on The News On 6? Find it here!

Murrah Bombing Timeline

Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
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.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.