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Tulsa police investigating shooting at Midtown apartment complex

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Posted at 2:59 PM, May 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 10:39:59-04

TULSA, Okla — Police responded to an apartment complex in the area of 61ST and Peoria for reports of shots fired.

A man was painting one of the apartment buildings when the suspect, Edward Madden, threatened him with a gun. The painter ran from the suspect to find a police officer to tell them what was going on.

A resident of the complex also called police about the suspect threatening the painter with a gun.When police arrived they confronted the suspect, who then started shooting at officers. Officers returned fire, striking the suspect in his thigh.

Captain Richard Meulenberg with the Tulsa Police Department said, “he is in stable condition, he’s fine at a local hospital getting checked out, none of our officers were injured, however, a civilian was struck by a ricochet in the arm from the suspects weapon.”

The suspect and bystander were transported to a local hospital. We are told that no officers were hit during the altercation.

Once Madden is released, he will be charged with shooting with intent to kill and assault with a deadly weapon.

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