One dead, one wounded, one arrested after robbery

TULSA - One suspect is dead, one in the hospital and another under arrest after two east Tulsa armed robberies.

Police say evidence in the car lead them to believe the same suspects first robbed a business on South Garnett around 11 p.m. Friday.

Investigators say a male suspect wearing a hat, a mask on his face, sunglasses and dressed in all black was armed with a pistol when he confronted two employees outside the Dollar General and forced them back inside.

Police say the suspect waited inside until the store's safe could be opened, fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Investigators say the suspects then ambushed two employees at the El 7 Marez restaurant near 21st and Garnett as they were taking out the trash just after 1 a.m.

A Tulsa police officer and Tulsa County deputy happened to be nearby and responded to the scene before the suspects could get away.

Police say the officer and the deputy had gotten out of their vehicles and gave commands for the suspects to stop when the suspects got into a car and sped directly at the deputy.

Investigators say the deputy and the police officer both fired at the vehicle, striking and killing an 18-year-old woman inside the vehicle.

A 17-year-old male in the car was also shot, but he is expected to survive.

Adrian Ayub, 19, was arrested at the scene and booked in to the Tulsa County jail for robbery with a firearm.  He is being held on $50,000 bond.

The identities of the officer and deputy involved have not been released.

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