Tulsa shooting victim dies, suspect arrested

Monday, August 22nd 2005, 6:12 am
By: News On 6

Tulsa Police are working the shooting death of 17-year-old Eric Errthum Sunday evening.

They say Eric and his best friend were drinking and got a gun out and it somehow went off, hitting Eric in the stomach. Eric died Monday morning.

Tulsa Police arrested the best friend; the Tulsa County DA will decide what charges should be filed.

Tulsa's had 44 homicides so far this year. At this time last year, we'd had 32. In Tulsa's record setting year for homicides, we'd had 40 by this point for the year.