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Man shot after a failed carjacking attempt

Man shot after a failed carjacking attempt
Posted at 7:55 AM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 08:59:39-04

TULSA - A man who refused to be a victim of a carjacking, ended up being shot by the culprit.

The man drove to the Downtown Tulsa Transit Station for help after not giving into the demands of a would-be carjacker, but the shooting happened right before in another location.

The victim told police he was near Owen Park, just northwest of downtown, when the man first approached him around 10:20 Tuesday night.

He demanded the victim's vehicle, a gray Pontiac sedan.

When the victim refused to give up his car, the suspect shot at him twice.

One bullet hitting him and the other striking the car.

"We located our victim that received one gunshot wound to the upper right shoulder where the bullet exited out of his abdomen," Captain Mike Williams, Tulsa Police Department, said.

As of Wednesday morning, the victim remains in serious condition, but officers said he's expected to survive.

Tulsa police are still searching for the suspect who the victim identified as a black man with braids about 5 ft. 8 in. and carrying a book bag.

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