Police have arrested a man who allegedly shot the victim during a Super Bowl party

Police identify Charles LaMorris Ward as victim
Posted at 6:46 PM, Feb 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 10:29:48-05

TULSA -- Police have arrested 41-year-old Frederick Green for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend during a Super Bowl party.

Tulsa Police identified Charles LaMorris Ward, 48, as the victim.

Green was booked on first-degree murder and will be formally charged on Monday at the Tulsa County Courthouse.

Police say Green was watching the game with his ex-girlfriend and their children at her home on 2800 block of East 44th Place North.

Around 6 p.m. Ward knocked on the door. Green answered and allegedly shot him.

When officers arrived, they found Ward shot outside the home. He was transported to the hospital where he later died in surgery. 

Shortly after the shooting, police spotted Green and took him into custody for questioning. He refused to make a statement.

This is Tulsa's eighth homicide of 2017.

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