Police Arrest Man Connection With August Homicide
TULSA, Oklahoma - A man is in custody for the August murder of a man outside a Tulsa convenience store.
The Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force made the arrest, and News On 6 was there as officers led Antonio Wilson away in handcuffs at the police station.
Police say Wilson was arrested for the murder of Lenaryd Tillis on August 30th.
They say Tillis was killed outside a convenience store at Virgin and Martin Luther King Boulevard. News On 6 learned that a youth football team was practicing nearby at the time, as around 15 gunshots rang out in the early morning hours.
Police later described it as a running gun battle, with at least one person using a car as cover while shooting at the victim.
Investigators have not yet released a possible motive for the murder.