Man Shot During East Tulsa Robbery Attempt

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 7:53 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Police are searching for two men after a shooting early Wednesday morning in east Tulsa sent a third man to the hospital.

Officers say a man at the Brandywine Apartments at 41st and 129th East Avenue was approached by the two men at around 3 a.m.

He told police that a white late 90's model Cadillac then pulled up, so he decided to run away.  As he was running, he was shot in the shoulder by one of the men.

The Cadillac then drove off at a high rate of speed.

The victim told Tulsa Police the two men were black.  One was 6 feet tall with a thin build, wearing a red shirt and black pants and carrying a handgun.  The second man was 5' 3" and wearing all black. 

Police say the victim, who was transported to a Tulsa hospital, is expected to be okay.