Police seeking man in shooting, robbery attempt
BY KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer
Sunday, January 06, 2013
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries after she was shot in the leg during a robbery attempt outside a Tulsa apartment complex.
The shooting happened about 10:15 p.m. Saturday at the Windsail Apartments in the 9800 block of East 73rd Street, Capt. Steve Odom said.
A man approached the woman's car and tried to take her purse, Odom said. During a struggle with the robber, the woman was shot once in the leg above the knee, he said.
She was transported by EMSA to St. Francis Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
The suspect is described as black, between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall and about 135 pounds.
He was last seen leaving the scene in a what appeared to be a Chevrolet Equinox, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS (2677) or to submit a tip online at tulsaworld.com/crimestoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward.