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TPD: Suspect involved in north Tulsa homicide turns himself in

Posted at 8:20 PM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 23:35:35-04

TULSA, Okla. — A suspect has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in north Tulsa, according to the Tulsa Police Department.

Police said Kanye Pettie, who they believe is involved in the murder of 17-year-old Reginald Phillips, turned himself in Wednesday.

The shooting happened Tuesday evening near North Frankfort Avenue and 51st Place North.

Police said an altercation involving several young men led to the shooting.

At some point, witnesses claimed that a white trailblazer threw out Phillips who had been shot and then the car fled the scene.

Phillips was taken to a local hospital where he was eventually pronounced dead.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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