Shots Fired, A Burglary And Fires Keep Emergency Crews Busy Overnight


Thursday, October 11th 2007, 6:17 am
By: News On 6


Shots Fired At Apartment Complex

The sound of gunfire overnight at a Tulsa apartment complex. Tulsa Police say it happened about 1 am Thursday when a security guard at the Normandy Apartments near 36th & Sheridan fired a shotgun blast at a car.

Police officers say the driver in the car has a history of violence and had been banned from the apartment complex. The security guard told police, he fired when the man backed the car towards him. The driver, identified as Bobby Beard of Tulsa, ran off but was arrested by Tulsa Police.

No one was hurt in the incident. Tulsa Police continue to investigate.

Restaurant Burglary

Tulsa Police are looking for the suspect in the break-in of a restaurant overnight. Just before 11 pm Wednesday, police officers responded to a call at the Qdoba on Cherry Street.

Another business owner noticed a man running from the building and sounded the alarm. Upon arrival, police officers found the front and back doors of the restaurant open.

Police say it does not appear anything was taken.

Fire Damages Apartment

Tulsa firefighters are investigating an apartment fire Wednesday evening that leaves one family homeless. It happened at 26th and Sheridan.

Fire officials believe the fire started outside the building and spread into the attic. The Red Cross is helping the family who lived in the damaged apartment unit.

Business Fire Under Investigation

There is no word on what sparked a fire at a Tulsa metal fabrication business. Flames broke out around 8 pm Wednesday at ACI Distribution near 1st and Peoria. Tulsa firefighters say it started in an office.

No one was inside the business at the time and no one was hurt.