TPD, TFD investigating machete attack, fire in north Tulsa

Posted at 9:25 AM, Jul 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-01 21:47:36-04

TULSA - Police and Fire Department authorities say they are investigating a machete attack and and apartment fire in north Tulsa that may be related.

The Tulsa Police Department reports that they were called to the scene of a machete attack at 3 a.m. Saturday at the Comanche Apartments complex at 3608 N. Quaker. When they arrived on scene, police saw three people who were cut, according to TPD.

The Tulsa Fire Department was then called to the same scene around 6:45 a.m. for a fire there. 

TPD, upon investigating, said they believe the fire and machete attack may be related. TFD has confirmed that the fire is arson. 

Another fire was reported at the complex late Friday night. TPD said that fire was accidental.

Anyone is encouraged to contact the Arson hotline at (918) 596-2776 and can remain anonymous.

The investigation is ongoing.

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