Police Arrest Man Accused Of Shooting Another At Tulsa Apartment Complex


Tuesday, January 12th 2021, 3:51 pm
By: Reagan Ledbetter


TULSA, Okla. -

Update: Tulsa Police arrested a man they said shot a man in his car. Officers said Jessie Williams got into an argument with a rival gang member and then shot him in the shoulder. Williams faces two counts of shooting with intent to kill and possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

Tulsa Police said a man was shot, while he was in his car, at a Tulsa Apartment complex near 31st and Garnett.

Police said the victim and his passenger drove a few blocks and found two officers, who provided first aid.

Police said the victim drove up to the officers and said, "help me. I've been shot."

Police said the passenger told officers who the suspect was, the type of gun used, and where she thought the suspect was hiding.

Crime Gun Unit Officers surrounded the apartment building at the Meadows Apartments and say their possible suspect eventually surrendered.

Police currently questioning him now.

The victim told police he was jumped by several people and then was shot as he drove away.

Officers said shooter also fired a shot through the passenger’s door, but the passenger wasn’t hit. 

"Unfortunately, it is probably over a bad debt, or bad drugs, or whatever else and unfortunately someone brought a gun to that fight and decided to start shooting,” said Sergeant Rusty Brown with Tulsa Police.

Detectives said they are getting a search warrant to look for the gun used in the shooting.

Police said the victim is expected to survive.