3rd Tulsa Homicide Of The Day Leaves 1 Dead At Salvage Yard
TULSA, Oklahoma - One man is dead after an argument with a co-worker at a salvage yard in Tulsa. It's the city’s third homicide of the day, police said.
According to police, the victim in the latest incident had been arguing with the suspect throughout the day at Superior Salvage and Recycling, located near Archer Street and North Yale Avenue. The suspect fired four shots at the victim, who has not been identified. Police said the victim was struck three times.
The suspect turned himself in to police, authorities said.
There is no indication about what they were arguing, police said.
What authorities told News On 6 is that it’s been a particularly violent day in the city.
“With the warmer temperatures, we’re starting to see a spike in violent crime like we normally do this time of year. It’s unfortunate, but you’re right. Statistics will tell you,” said Cpl. Jeff Little.
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Earlier, police investigated after a burned body was discovered at a home in a neighborhood near 46th Street North and Peoria. That victim has been identified as 49-year-old Tracy Russell.
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Jessica Lavon McBride, is now in the Tulsa County jail facing a murder charge and a charge for arson. According to the arrest report, McBride admits she strangled Russell a few days ago after they got in an argument.