Teen girl killed in north Tulsa shooting identified

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TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Tulsa police confirmed three people with gunshot wounds showed up at a hospital Saturday afternoon.
  • Officials are investigating the shooting at a home near 54th and Hartford.
  • One woman died from her injuries and two men sustained superficial wounds. This marks Tulsa's 40th homicide of 2017.
  • Police said one of the men involved, Norris Williams, will be arrested for manslaughter.
  • RELATED: Police: Tulsa could break homicide record if violence doesn't slow down
  • Watch FOX23 Hector Mejia's full report above.

 

Tulsa police said a 17-year-old girl was killed Saturday in an apparent accidental shooting.

Two men, Norris Williams and an unnamed 21-year-old, were injured in the shooting as well. Police said Norris will be arrested for manslaughter.

Officials told FOX23 the three victims showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds Saturday afternoon. Police investigated the shooting at a home near 54th and Hartford.

Police said Williams shot himself in the hand and the bullet went through and struck the girl, later identified as Johnece Haney, in the chest.

During the commotion that followed, a second man fell and the gun in his pocked went off. He was shot in the leg.

Officials determined that Williams and the second man originally told a fabricated story about being shot while walking down the street.

Police said Williams should not have been in possession of a firearm due to his conviction history. The second man is also a convicted felon and is still being investigated.

Investigators interviewed a nine-year-old witness and a woman at the scene.

Officials say they arrested Williams for manslaughter.


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