Tulsa Police Arrest 2 Suspected Of Shooting, Killing Man

Friday, October 16th 2020, 5:15 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Tulsa Police arrested two men suspected of killing a man just after midnight Thursday.

Police believe 38-year-old Clearance Holmes robbed and shot 52-year-old Lionell Rivers at a home near 56th Street North and MLK. They said 37-year-old Stephon Thompson acted as the getaway driver.

Documents said that Holmes and Thompson met Rivers at the residence and Rivers let them inside. Documents said that then all three were looking at car rims when Holmes pulled out a gun, shooting twice and killing Rivers.

Documents said that Rivers had been to a casino earlier that day and bragged to witnesses about money he had won. Documents said Rivers had been found with his pants pockets turned out.

The documents also said that the suspects unplugged Rivers' security system but left it there at the residence.