Mother shoots and kills son after argument in north Tulsa

Mother shoots and kills son after argument in north Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — A mother shot and killed her adult son at a north Tulsa home late Tuesday morning, according to Tulsa police.

Police say they were called to the shooting near Peoria and East 51st Street North just before noon.

Tulsa police investigating a shooting call at a home in a neighborhood near Peoria and East 51st Street North.
Tulsa police investigating a shooting call at a home in a neighborhood near Peoria and East 51st Street North. (FOX23)
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Officers say they were told the mother and her adult son, Jamel Barnett, were having an argument and the son was threatening, but the investigation is still underway.

FOX23′s Cailey Dougherty talked to police outside the home:

The mother shot Barnett following the argument and he died at the home.

Police say the mother is being cooperative and she is being interviewed at the police station.

Here is a map showing homicide investigations in Tulsa in 2020: