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10:30 am
Mon September 5, 2011

Tulsa Homicide

Tulsa, OK – Okla. man 36th homicide of the year in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police are investigating the 36th homicide of the year.

Officers received an anonymous call early Sunday that someone had been stabbed at a north-side car wash. Police say when they arrived, they found a man who had been shot.

The victim was identified as 43-year-old James Knapper Junior. Knapper was taken to St. John Medical Center, where he died.

Officers say Knapper may have known his attacker, and that the shooting may have been the result of a dispute.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-2477 or the department's homicide tip hotline at 918-798-8477.