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Police arrest teen accused in west Tulsa apartment shooting

Posted at 6:10 AM, Jun 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 11:07:35-04

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police are investigating an overnight homicide that happened in west Tulsa Monday morning.

Officers say that around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, a juvenile went to the Parkview Terrace Apartments to search for a family member.

Witnesses told police they saw a young male suspect kicking and knocking on the door trying to get into an apartment. The suspect then fired one shot through the door, using a handgun. The suspect then ran off.

Michael Buttrey was hit by the bullet and later died. TPD says this man was an innocent bystander and not related to the suspect.

Police say Darrin Cole turned himself in to authorities on Monday. He's facing charges of First-Degree Murder and First-Degree Burglary.

This is a developing story. We'll continue to update as we learn more.

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