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One person is assaulted with a baseball bat, another shot at a Quik Trip parking lot in South Tulsa. Police Officer Leland Ashley says some sort of confrontation between two groups took place at a store at 51st and Yale, then moved to a second Quik Trip near 71st and Mingo…

Several shots were fired. The person hit was taken to a hospital and at last report was in critical condition. Ashley says it’s lucky no innocent bystander was hit by gunfire with the shooting occurring in such a public place.

Man Shot Outside of Tulsa Bank

Jun 5, 2012
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A man is shot outside of an East Tulsa Bank. It happened this morning at the Bank of America on 31st near Highway 169.

Tulsa Police say the man was talking to his EX-girl friend when her current boy friend pulled up. He pulled out a gun and shot the man in the leg. He and the woman then drove away.

The man was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Two Dead in Tulsa Car Crash

Jun 2, 2012

Two people are killed in an overnight car crash in far south Tulsa. The Tulsa Police Department says the wreck took place around 2:30 Saturday morning on South Delaware near where the roadway curves east and becomes 121st Street South.

The department says two men in the car were killed when the vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a utility pole.

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A graduation ceremony is held for the Tulsa police department’s newest rookies.

The 25 police officers and two fire marshals take the oath of office today after successfully completing academy classes. Chief Chuck Jordan says they will be officers-in-training the next 16 weeks before being able to go it alone on patrol.

Jordan says these graduates will help fill positions lost over the year due to retirements and attrition. Another class of 40 is planned to start in July.

Teen Fatally Shot on Tulsa's East Side

May 27, 2012

A 17-year-old girl is dead following an overnight shooting in East Tulsa.

Police say the girl was riding in her boyfriend’s car when a group of people opened fire on the car. The girl was struck by one bullet fired from a high powered gun. She was rushed to the hospital but later died. 

The shooting happened in the 12200-block of East 15th Street in Tulsa.

Woman Shot by Tulsa Police

Apr 20, 2012
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A woman is in the hospital after being shot by Tulsa Police overnight. It happened at the Las Americas Super-Marcado in North Tulsa. The store is located next to Interstate -244 at Admiral and North Lewis.

Police had been called to the scene after a complaint about a woman with a gun.  She had apparently been threatening a man at the local. Police blocked her car in the store’s parking lot.

It is unclear what led the officers to shoot. Names have not been released.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman has been found dead inside her home in Tulslsa.

Officers were called to the house in east Tulsa about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Homicide detectives responded to the scene, after learning that the woman was wearing a trash bag like a poncho.

But detectives now believe no foul play was involved.

She may have died on Tuesday or Wednesday.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police documents say the two suspects arrested in a shooting spree that terrorized the city's black community have both confessed. The documents given to The Associated Press on Monday say 19-year-old Jake England confessed to shooting three people and 32-year-old Alvin Watts confessed to shooting two.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say an officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pulled a knife on officers who were doing a welfare check.

Detective Dave Walker says officers were called to a Tulsa apartment complex Tuesday night on reports that the man was suicidal. Walker says  the man grabbed a knife and started running toward officers.

That's when an officer fired at the man.

Police say the man was taken to a Tulsa hospital where he later died. Police have not yet released his name or the name of the officer involved in the shooting.

Car slams into Brookside bar

Mar 31, 2012

No one is hurt as a car spins out of control in south Tulsa. It slammed into the Brookside bar "33/forty" about 2:30 Saturday morning.

The driver of the car and his passenger were arrested for public intoxication. Also, police indicate marijuana was also found inside the car.

The bar is at 33rd and South Peoria. Police say the bar was closed at the time of the crash.

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