Kid shot by homeowner after robbery spree

Published: 07/25/2019, 2:41 PM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(TULSA, Okla.) On Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to an armed robbery near 9800 E. 12th Street.  The victim reported he was mowing his lawn when two suspects robbed him with a pistol.  The take was $12.00 and a debit card but no PIN.  Officers found photos of the getaway car on a security system in the area.  Officers were searching for the suspects when a second robbery occurred near 2700 E. 45th St. at 9:44 PM. The second robbery occurred In the Riverside Division. The description of the suspects and the car matched the earlier robbery. Both patrol division began an intense search for the suspects.    An officer in training saw the car near 1100 S. Sheridan Rd. He and his FTO turned around to stop the suspect vehicle, which immediately fled.  After a short vehicle pursuit the suspects drove into a dead end at 1200 S. Fulton Ave.  They crashed into a factory building fence and ran from the car.  The officer's pursued on foot and caught one of the suspects,  Andrew Payton.  They also found the pistol used in the robbery.  Two other suspects jumped over a fence into a back yard in the area of 1200 S. Fulton Ave. The homeowner was in his back yard and shot a juvenile suspect as he ran toward him.  The third suspect, Jaylen Cooper,  surrendered to an officer in the street a short distance from where the shooting occurred.  He is the older brother of the suspect who was shot.  Officers had reports of a fourth female suspect.  Officers searched the area but she was not found.  All three suspects were arrested for armed robbery and other charges. The injured suspect is under arrest in the hospital. He is expected to survive the gunshot wound. He will be booked in at David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center when he is released from the hospital.  Detectives will investigate the use of force by the homeowner and the district attorney's office will determine if it was justified.


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