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TPD investigating after deadly convenience store shooting in Tulsa

Posted at 9:19 AM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 12:20:44-04

TULSA — Tulsa police are investigating after a deadly convenience store shooting happened in Tulsa overnight.

Police said the shooting happened around 11 p.m. on Tuesday night.

Police said, two employees from a convenience store, located near MLK Jr. Boulevard and East Pine Street, were taking out the trash when a man approached them wearing a COVID-19 mask.

The suspect told the employees to get on the ground. The woman complied but the man employee continued to take the trash out.

The suspect told the man employee again to get on the ground, but he didn't, and the suspect shot the man in the chest, killing him, police said.

The suspect took the woman employee into the convenience store and had her open the register, police said.

The suspect fled and is still at large, police said.

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