Police: Saturday shooting victim suspected in gun crimes
By Staff Reports
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A man who was shot near an apartment complex Saturday is also suspect in several gun crimes, Tulsa police said Sunday.
The 47-year-old man was shot once in the torso in the 6600 block of East Latimer Place about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, police said.
Officers received a call that the unidentified man was making threats and waving a gun in the 1900 block of East 26th Place North before leaving.
About 10 to 15 minutes later, police responded to another report that the same man was causing a disturbance with a gun, and someone had been shot near the McKinley Apartments at 6618 East Latimer Place.
The victim was later found sitting in a silver car outside the Town Square Apartments at 1607 E. Young Place, police said.
The man was transported to a local hospital, where he underwent surgery. He is listed in serious condition, an EMSA spokesman said.
A detailed description of the shooter was not provided, police said.
The victim is currently under guard by police at the hospital as he is an alleged suspect in multiple crimes, including pointing a deadly weapon and shooting with intent to kill, police said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS (2477).