Murder Charge Filed Against Suspect In Fatal Tulsa Shooting

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 8:35 pm
By: News On 6

A first-degree murder charge was filed Wednesday against a man police are looking for in connection to a fatal Tulsa shooting.

Monday, October 10, 2016, Tulsa police say 25-year-old Quavis Cato was outside a duplex off east 13th Street and 73rd East Avenue around 1:00 p.m. when he was shot.

10/11/2016 Related Story: Police Identify Shooting Victim As 25-Year-Old Tulsa Man

Wednesday, first-degree murder charges were filed against Joseph Johnson.

Tulsa homicide detectives believe he is driving a red Chevy Tahoe with the Oklahoma license plate 660-PDS.

10/10/2016 Related Story: Police Search For Suspect In Fatal Shooting

Witnesses who live there said they believe the shooting happened during a car deal. They said the victim was trying to sell a car when things when south, and the man he was trying to sell it to pulled out a gun.

Police said an officer happened to be driving down the street shortly after the shooting when someone flagged him down for help.

Johnson is described as a 20-year-old black male around 5-feet-10-inches tall and 200 pounds.

If you know where Johnson might be, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.