A shootout at a south Tulsa apartment complex kills one person and injures another
4:22 AM, Dec 14, 2010
12:05 PM, Dec 14, 2010
TULSA - A shootout at a south Tulsa apartment complex left one man dead
and several people in custody Monday night.
Police got the call just before 8:30 p.m. and responded to the
Regency Point apartments in the 5400 block of East 71st Street.
According to a TPD press release, four men went to the apartment
complex intent on committing armed robbery.
Investigators name the suspects as Antwaun Barnhardt, 21,
Kendrick Barnhardt, 18, Ernest Gauss, 19, and a fourth man known
only as "Mississippi."
Officers say three of the men, Barnhardt, Barnhard, and Gauss,
entered the apartment armed.
An occupant of the apartment, identified as Mason Douglas
Ridout, 21, opened fire on the robbery suspects, striking Antwaun
Barnhard in the neck.
The wounded man and his alleged accomplices fled the scene, and
he was taken to St. Francis Hospital. Police arrived at the
hospital at 9:45 p.m. to discover that the wound had proved
Detectives arrested Kendrick Barnhardt and Ernest Gauss on
complaints of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
The Tulsa County District Attorney's office will review the case
to determine if Rideout should face any charges in connection with
the fatal shooting; police released him pending the outcome of that
A female occupant of the apartment was "shaken" by the incident
but not injured.