Tulsa Police Investigate 4th Homicide In 24 Hours

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 7:19 am
By: Joseph Holloway

Tulsa Police are investigating the city's fourth homicide in 24 hours. A fatal shooting took place around 2:30 a.m. Monday near 56th Street North and Hartford.

Police say a neighbor heard gunshots, went outside and found a man dead on his front lawn. 

Residents described a vehicle involved in the shooting.  They pulled over a car fitting that description getting onto Highway 75 from Lewis Avenue.
Police say the driver had blood all over him, but the driver told officers he is a victim of the shooting.

They've taken him in for questioning and towed his vehicle.

Police have not released any information about the victim. If you know anything about this shooting, you're asked to call police.

Sunday evening, emergency crews responded to the 2900 block of South 111th East Avenue. They found the bodies of a man and woman who had been shot to death several hours before.

8/21/2016 Related Story: Police Investigating Double Murder At Tulsa Home

Around 4:45 Sunday morning, a man was shot in the neck after opening the front door of his apartment. Police have a suspect in custody in that murder.