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Police have arrested a 16-year-old suspected of rape and murder in south Tulsa

Posted: 1:34 PM, Oct 01, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-02 17:37:47-04
Shooting in South Tulsa ends deadly
Shooting in South Tulsa ends deadly

TULSA, Okla. - Police have arrested 16-year-old, Deonte Green, suspected of rape and murder in south Tulsa.

Tulsa homicide detectives said Green shot and killed a father in front of his two daughters at their home located on the 9000 block of East 67th Street. It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Broken Arrow Public Schools confirmed that the man killed was Shane Anderson, a geography teacher at Oneta Ridge Middle School. 

Investigators said that Anderson's wife and his two daughters were on their way out of their home when the teenager approached them with a gun. According to officials, the Green forced them into the house, and that's when the father came out to confront the teenager.

Police said the teen shot Anderson and immediately ran on foot.

In addition, police said the suspect was involved in another violent crime in the same neighborhood about 30 minutes before the fatal shooting. Officials said Green broke into a home at the 6700 block of South 90th East Avenue around 11:53 a.m.

Police said the suspect kidnapped an elderly couple inside the home to get into their vehicle and drive to an ATM machine to withdraw cash. According to police, the teen then forced them to go back to their house where he sexually assaulted the elderly woman.

Police said they had a big search for the suspect that included K-9 officers, patrol officers and detectives. It wasn't until 11:20 p.m. that they tracked down the suspect near 71st and Memorial.

A couple called 911 after they said teen entered their parked car and robbed them at gunpoint. This happened at 8314 East 71st Street.

Homicide detectives said they had enough evidence to arrest Green for murder, sexual assault and armed robbery.

This is Tulsa's 67th homicide for 2017.

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