Teen Critical After Tulsa Shooting; Police Seek Suspects, 2nd Victim

Friday, March 6th 2015, 8:02 pm
By: News On 6

Tulsa police said a teenager is in critical condition after being shot in east Tulsa.

Police said two teens were standing on the corner of 24th and 133 East Avenue just after 6:00 p.m. when they were shot by several men inside an SUV.

Police said a 15 year old was shot in the chest and the other teen ran into a nearby field. Police are still searching for the second victim.

The only description of the vehicle was that it was a dark-colored SUV and police are currently searching for it.

Tulsa Police Captain Rick Helberg said, "Very well may have a gang connotation to it, so gangs is out doing what they do, looking for them, patrol officers are. And again, just making sure the field, there's not somebody else hurt out there."

Tulsa police said it's still early in the investigation but are talking with the 15 year old at the hospital in hopes to put some of the pieces together.

The names of the victims have not been released.