Tulsa Police Identify Man Shot & Killed By Homeowner

Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 11:47 pm
By: News On 6

The Tulsa Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting Sunday night in Tulsa. 

According to police, around 9:45 p.m. officers responded to a home located in the 8500 block of E. 33rd Place, near 31st and Memorial.

The homeowner told authorities a man in his front yard pulled a gun on him. That's when the homeowner fired his weapon, shooting 19-year-old Troy Giles once, police said. 

Giles was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The homeowner has been questioned and was released. The shooting is under investigation.

Police said the homeowner told them he thought Giles was about to come inside, so he shot him. Police will send the report to the district attorney's office to decide what, if any, charges will be filed.