Police Identify Man Murdered In West Tulsa Drive-By Shooting


Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 1:24 pm
By: News On 6


Police have identified a man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in West Tulsa on Tuesday.

A fight outside a home in the 5000 block of South 36th West Avenue escalated about 10:30 p.m., when someone inside a sport utility vehicle shot at Kendall Austin, 23, multiple times.

Police said someone in the crowd returned fire.

Austin was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Witnesses weren't able to provide much of a description of the shooters or the vehicle, other than the SUV was dark in color.

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According to his Facebook page, Austin's daughter turned four years old on Monday. He also has a child on the way, friends say.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.