Police identify man shot and killed in Turley

Posted at 12:28 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 12:14:04-04

TURLEY, Okla. -- Tulsa Police have identified the man shot and killed in Turley late Monday night as 26-year-old Denerrious Hopkins (pictured below.)

At 10:06 PM, Officers responded to the Turley Food Express on East 56th Street North, near North MLK Boulevard, for a shooting call.

Upon arrival, police found a man lying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital in critical condition.

Officers say hospital staff later informed them the man passed away while receiving treatment for his wounds.

Tulsa police say witnesses reported seeing a man drive to the parking lot, get out, and then shoot the victim several times. At some point, the suspect left the scene.

Investigators do not have a good description of the suspect or his vehicle. Police are currently searching for motive in the shooting.

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