TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police documents say the two suspects arrested in a shooting spree that terrorized the city's black community have both confessed. The documents given to The Associated Press on Monday say 19-year-old Jake England confessed to shooting three people and 32-year-old Alvin Watts confessed to shooting two.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say an officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pulled a knife on officers who were doing a welfare check.
Detective Dave Walker says officers were called to a Tulsa apartment complex Tuesday night on reports that the man was suicidal. Walker says the man grabbed a knife and started running toward officers.
That's when an officer fired at the man.
Police say the man was taken to a Tulsa hospital where he later died. Police have not yet released his name or the name of the officer involved in the shooting.
Tulsa Police are investigating the cause of death for a toddler. The young boy was found in the back seat of car. Police had pulled over the auto because of erratic driving near 65th and South Lewis Avenue in Tulsa.
The child, believed to be about 18-months-old, was unresponsive when the car was pulled-over by police. The two women in the car told authorities they were rush to the hospital when they were stopped. Emergency crews tried to revive the child with no luck.
Officers are investigating whether foul play was involved in the child’s death.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed a man who allegedly broke into a woman's home and attacked her.
Police said Wednesday that Officer James Comstock shot and killed 25-year-old Phillip Steven Doll on Tuesday when Doll lunged at officers investigating a 911 call that someone had broken into the woman's home. Police have said Doll was on top of the woman when officers entered the home and lunged at them before Comstock opened fire.
A man is shot to death by Tulsa Police. It happened just after dark last night in Brookside. The man was apparently burglarizing an elderly woman’s home and started beating her. When confront by police, he charged officer and they fired.
The incident happened in the 900 block of East 36th Street. An internal police investigation is underway.
The 85-year-old woman, severely beaten in a home invasion near Harvard and Virgin earlier this week, has died. Her elderly husband is in serious condition.
Tulsa Police say 85-year-old Nancy Strait died around 7:30 last night at a Tulsa hospital. 90-year-old Bob Strait remains hospitalized. Both were found unconscious in their home on Wednesday afternoon. Their car was also missing. The discovery was made by their adult daughter.