Police identify person of interest in fatal east Tulsa triple shooting

VIDEO: Police identify person of interest in fatal east Tulsa triple shooting

TULSA, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • Officers responded to a shooting near 11th and 129th East Avenue early Sunday morning.
  • One person is dead, two more are injured.
  • An officer opened fire, but investigators do not believe he shot anyone.
  • Police identified Filiciano Bustos Ponce as a person of interest

Police identified a person of interest in a triple shooting that left one person is dead and two more in the hospital in east Tulsa.

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Officers said Filiciano Bustos Ponce is a person of interest. He is described being as being between 17 and 22 years old, around 5 foot 7 and 140 pounds.

Police said it all started when someone called them crying around 1:30 a.m. Sunday and then just hung up.

Officers then responded to a residence near 11th and 129th East Avenue.

They said they arrived to the scene to find an active shooting situation, with one man dead inside a car there and two other men injured with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Police said one officer fired a single round. They believe it stopped further carnage.

Investigators said the round did not hit anyone, but it caused those reportedly involved in the shooting to retreat.

They believe there was more than one shooter. They took four people downtown for questioning and recovered two guns from the scene.

Officers said there is a bit of a language barrier, but they are still investigating.

They do not yet know a motive.


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