Local & Regional
5:36 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Pizza Man Killed near 11th and Delaware

Papa John's at 11th and Delaware
Papa John's at 11th and Delaware
Credit Google Street View

Tulsa Police report a  man unloading dough from a truck at a Papa John's Pizza store, near the TU campus,  was fatally shot outside the business.

The shooting took place about 6 a.m. Saturday on East 11th Street.

Officers say the victim was unloading dough from the trailer of a semi-truck when his partner, who was inside the restaurant, heard a loud crash.

A delivery partner found the victim on the ground with two gunshot wounds to the chest.

The victim is 53-year-old Robert Horton. He is from Arlington, Texas. The crew had driven from Texas and was making deliveries in Oklahoma.

The motive for the shooting is unclear.