Suspect Involved In Tulsa Murder Turns Himself In, Police Say

Wednesday, May 20th 2020, 7:56 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa police said a suspect was arrested in connection to a murder that took place May 19.

Officers said they arrested 15-year-old Kanye Pettie, who they believe was involved in the murder of Reginald Phillips.

Pettie turned himself in shortly after a warrant was issued May 20, police said.

Officers said they received multiple calls of people shooting at each other near East 56th Street North and MLK Jr. Blvd. Police said a car drove away and Phillips fell onto the street a couple blocks away.

Officers said he was taken to a hospital and later died.

News On 6 does not typically identify underage suspects, but the circumstance involves an active search for a suspect charged as an adult in a homicide case.