A Tulsa man died last Thursday after he was shot multiple times while sexually assaulting an ex-girlfriend, police were told.

Kevin Matthew Kemp, 42, died Dec. 6 after he was shot multiple times Dec. 1, Tulsa Police Sgt. Brandon Watkins said.

Kemp had gone to an ex-girlfriend’s apartment in the 4300 block of South Garnett Road the night before the shooting.

“They’d been broken up for a while, and I think he was trying to get back together with her,” Watkins said.

She told police that Kemp pressured her into allowing him to stay the night and that she allowed him to sleep on the couch. Police were dispatched to the apartment around 7 a.m. the next morning on a domestic shooting call.

The woman told authorities that while she was getting out of the shower, Kemp attempted to sexually assault her. During the struggle, the woman retrieved a firearm and shot Kemp several times.

She told police Kemp continued to assault her while she retrieved her gun.

Witnesses reported hearing a woman’s screams and gunshots, Watkins said. The woman had several marks on her face when emergency responders arrived, and she disclosed the sexual assault while speaking with a nurse after the shooting.

Emergency responders transported Kemp to a hospital, where he died five days later. It was not clear whether detectives were able to interview him.

Authorities did not anticipate any arrests or charges in the case. However, Watkins said the woman still may be interviewed by homicide detectives.

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​Harrison Grimwood



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