• One man behind bars connected to a robbery shooting at a south Tulsa hotel


    TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa police have arrested one man in connection to a south Tulsa hotel robbery shooting.

    It happened just after midnight Saturday morning at the Tulsa Select Hotel off 49th and Yale Avenue.

    Officers were able to identify and arrest 22-year-old Vavan Brown for attempted robbery with a firearm and assault with a deadly weapon.

    TPD told FOX23 two suspects came up to a man who was outside smoking and demanded his belongings and cash.

    The man did not want to give the robbers anything so he tried to fight back by punching one of the men.

    That's when one of the robbers fired their gun and shot the victim in the shoulder.

    Police also said he has a serious head injury from being hit with a gun.

    The victim is currently recovering at Saint Francis Hospital.

    He is described as a white male, 29 years old.

    The victim was able to identify Brown to officers as the man who robbed and shot him.

    Brown denied he is the one that actually shot the victim.

    Brown state a second suspect at the robbery is the one that shot the victim.

    Robbery Detectives interviewed Brown and Post Miranda he admitted to attempting to rob the victim at gunpoint.

    Brown also admitted to possessing a gun during the robbery and hitting the victim with the gun.

    Officers are still looking for the other suspect in this case.

    If you have any information on this case you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.

    Brown is being held in the Tulsa County Jail with a bond set at $75,000.

    Tune into FOX23 News for the latest details as they continue to unfold.

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