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Police are investigating a homicide in South Tulsa

Posted at 8:26 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 08:59:18-04

Update: Tulsa Police Officers have arrested James Gainer on charges of 1st degree murder.

The suspect fled on foot from officers and they were forced to use a taser.

Multiple witnesses told police they saw the suspect stomping on the victims head and assaulting the victim with a metal pole.

Detectives did not interview James Gainer at the time of the arrest due to his apparent disoriented mental state.


Previous story:

Police are responding to the area of 5100 S. Lewis.

Reports of a person assaulting another person with a stick at the The Lewiston Apartments.

This has been upgraded to a homicide.

Detectives are currently on scene.

We have a team on scene reporting back.

This is a developing story.


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