Police officers stopped a car speeding through a north Tulsa neighborhood Thursday night after hearing gunshots.
Officers were on scene of a homicide investigation at Lacy Park when they heard the gunfire and went to investigate.
As they tried to stop the car near Virgin and Utica, they someone throw a handgun out of it.
Police said 18-year-old Lenaryd Tillis told officers he was holding the gun when it went off accidentally.
Police booked Tillis into the Tulsa County jail on a complaint of possessing a firearm by an adjudicated delinquent. Jail records show Tillis is being held on a $10,000 bond with a court appearance set for July 31.
Police said no one in the car was injured.