TULSA - Days after two people were killed at a midtown Tulsa Best Buy store, police are hoping that someone with information will come forward.
So far, police have only received one viable Crime Stoppers tip. TPD Homicide Sgt . Dave Walker says the lack of tips could be a result of intimidation as the shooting was most likely gang-related.
"Somebody is going to have to cut through that and get us where we need to be," he said. "Otherwise, we're going to see this happen again."
Authorities say Scott Norman, a known gang member, was the target of Saturday's shooting. Police say 58-year-old Graydon Brown was an innocent bystander, hit by a stray bullet while shopping with his daughter. Both succumbed to their injuries.
"It's not hard to figure out out why Scott Norman was killed," Walker said.
Walker says Norman was a suspect in the 2011 double-murder of Bryan Mitchell and Kanisha Jackson. Mitchell, also a known gang member, was suspected of killing Tajuan Davis and Teonte Ray in 2008. Police believe Jackson, who lived with Mitchell, was murdered for her connection with Mitchell.
Police describe the suspect as a black man with an unkempt beard, between 25 and 35 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing between 170 and 180 pounds. He was wearing a white jersey with “Let's Eat 4” written on the back.
Anyone with information on the homicides is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS, the Homicide Tip Line at 918-798-8477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Crime Stoppers callers do not have to give their name in order to be eligible for a cash reward if their tip leads to an arrest.
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