Police investigate four shootings in one day

Published: 07/28/2020, 5:38 AM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(TULSA, Okla.) On Saturday, Tulsa Police had multiple shootings in Tulsa. They are all unrelated and unfortunately two ended up as homicides, one shooting victim was taken to the hospital and expected to survive his injuries, another was a shooting into a occupied house. Our first shooting took place in Mingo Valley Division: At approximately 6:30 pm, we were dispatched to a shooting at 18542 E. 1st St. The victim, a Native American male, was shot multiple times outside that residence and died at the scene. Homicide detectives and FBI agents are currently working on the case. The second shooting took place in Gilcrease Division: At approximately 9:00 pm we were called to the area of 1200 N. Granite Avenue in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers discovered an unknown subject fired multiple rounds nearby striking the back of the residence. One round went through the rear wall, through the kitchen, living room and finally entering a bedroom. Each room had a family member in it at the time of the shooting. Currently there are no known suspects. The third shooting took place at Tulsa Raceway Park in Gilcrease Division: At approximately 9:10 pm we were called to the Tulsa International Raceway at 3101 N. Garnett Road in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived finding the entire parking lot and neighboring fields filled bumper to bumper with hundreds of vehicles. Cars were completely gridlocked trying to both leave and enter leaving many officers having to walk a good distance to get in. Towards the center of the crowd officers located a single 17-year-old victim with a through and through gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was alert and conscious with a non-life-threatening injury. He refused to say what happened. Video surveillance eventually showed a large fight breaking out before someone pulled a gun shooting the victim. The fourth shooting took place at Comanche Park in Gilcrease Division: At approximated 9:30 pm we were called to Comanche Park located at 3602 N. Quaker Avenue in reference to a shooting. Officers were told a subject had been shot multiple times and was laying on the ground, upon arrival Officers found the victim, Rodrick Adkins. He was shortly thereafter pronounced deceased. Our Homicide Unit is working on several leads for both of the shootings that left two deceased, we still need your help on every one of these shootings. If you have any information that could aide in these investigations, please call Tulsa Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.


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