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TPD: One person shot, killed at east Tulsa motel

Posted: 7:57 PM, Aug 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-10 11:12:18-04
TPD: One person shot, killed at east Tulsa motel

Tulsa police said one person has been shot and killed at an east Tulsa motel.

Officials said the shooting happened at the Super 8 Motel, which is located at 3211 S 79th West Avenue.

Homicide Sgt. Dave Walker said a victim called 911 around 7:48 p.m. and said he had shot someone who was trying to break inside his room.

When officers arrived on scene, a 43-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound, Walker said.

Walker said witnesses heard a commotion before the shooting.

Walker said the suspect had the room next door to the room he was shot inside of.

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