Police Arrest Man Connection With August Homicide

Wednesday, October 10th 2018, 10:24 pm
By: News On 6

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.

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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.