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Police investigating overnight shooting near downtown

Posted at 6:48 AM, Oct 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-03 11:59:50-04

TULSA, Okla. - Police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting near downtown Tulsa.

Officers arrested a suspect who was questioned at the police station. He has been identified as Jessdun Markham. Markham was arrested on a count of first-degree murder.

The call went out a little after midnight on Wednesday.

Police responded to a shooting at Sunset Plaza Apartments near the OSU Tulsa campus near downtown.

At the scene, officers found a 26-year-old victim, identified as Dequelon Penn, dead from multiple gunshot wounds, in the doorway of an apartment.

The suspect was arrested after police found him hiding on top of a YMCA building a few miles north of the apartments.

One person reportedly told officers she saw what happened and was also questioned.  

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