Tulsa Police: Man Shoots, Kills Man Outside Ex-Girlfriend's Apartment

Monday, February 16th 2015, 12:20 pm
By: News On 6

Tulsa Police have a suspect in a Monday morning homicide at the Silverwood Apartments in midtown Tulsa. He has been identified as Cameron Hendrick.

Tulsa Police said, Robert Singleton Jr., 27, was shot to death outside the small apartment complex located in the 2500 block of South 87th East Avenue.

Police say Singleton was shot several times around 10:30 a.m.

Homicide Sergeant Dave Walker said the investigation shows Singleton spent the night with a woman who lives in the complex. Walker said the woman is the mother of the his child and the woman's ex-boyfriend, Hendrick, was angry that Singleton spent the night with her.

Walker said the woman and both men had a confrontation outside the apartment, in a common area outside. Walker said Hendrick shot Singleton several times with a handgun before leaving in a black and white Crown Victoria.

According to Walker, police were familiar with Hendrick and his car and gang unit officers tracked him down on East 71st Street as he went to his own apartment.

After a short foot chase, he was taken into custody.

Monday morning, Sergeant Jillian Phippen said witnesses provided valuable information that led police to the arrest.