Best Buy homicides linked to other murders in Tulsa, police say

TULSA - Tulsa homicide investigators say they believe the shooting suspect in Saturday's Best Buy double homicide may be linked to other Tulsa homicides, which left four dead.

In surveillance video, the shooting suspect is seen ambushing Scott Norman, 34, in front of the Best Buy store near I-44 and Yale and firing several rounds at him, Sgt. Dave Walker said.

A small black vehicle is also seen dropping the suspect off in the back of the store, he said.

Graydon Brown, 58, was shopping with his 10-year-old daughter when an errant round went through the front glass door and hit him inside the store, police said. 

Norman and Brown were transported to a hospital where they later died.

"The homicide unit knows that this crime is associated with other murders in Tulsa," Walker said.

In July 2011, Kanisha Jackson, 27, and Brian Mitchell, 28, were found dead in their home.

Mitchell was believed to be involved in a 2008 gang-related homicide where Teontae Ray and Tajuan Davis, both 18, were found dead in a parked car.

Jackson was an innocent victim, police said.

"There are now two totally innocent victims that have been killed because citizens that have knowledge of these crimes have chosen to remain silent," Walker said.

Police describe the suspect as a black man with a scraggly beard, between 25-35 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing between 170 to 180 pounds. The suspect 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 918-596-2677, the Homicide Tip Line at 918-798-8477 or email homicide@cityoftulsa.org.

Saturday's shootings were the 27th and 28th homicides this year.

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