TULSA - Tulsa police have arrested the man they believe shot four people in a north Tulsa apartment Thursday night.
Authorities say one person was killed and another three seriously injured at the Spartan Landing Apartments near North 89th Street East Avenue and East Pine Street just before 9 p.m. Thursday.
EMSA pronounced 18-year-old Chaz Fain dead at the scene and transported three others to an area hospital. The victims are two men, 18 and 19, and a 19-year-old woman, according to EMSA.
About an hour and a half after the shooting, police received word of suspicious activity nearby, leading officers to 41-year-old Mark Hopkins. He was taken into custody and later booked into the Tulsa County Jail for first-degree murder and shooting with intent to kill.
The complex houses students from the Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology. All four victims and the suspect reportedly attended the school.
Police say there was a party at the apartment Hopkins' shared with two of the surviving victims. The other two lived in the complex but in different locations.
Fain, a Florida native who recently moved to Tulsa to attend the school, was a standout football player and a state champion weightlifter, according to Michelle Futch, a former teacher of Fain's.
Futch said Fain also just became a member of the Air Force.
"We don't have things like this happen and for him to be murdered, that just doesn't happen," she said.
So far, police have not determined a motive. School was canceled Friday following the shooting, but counseling was made available, according to Spartan officials.
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