• Liquor store owner talks to FOX23 after shooting, robbery

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    Story Highlights

    • Police said a liquor store clerk shot a robbery suspect in east Tulsa on Thursday.
    • It happened near 14th and Memorial at Forest Acres Liquor.
    • Police identified the suspect as Tyrone Lee, he is hospitalized
    • He faces 10 charges in a series of sawed-off shotgun robberies.
    • Police said he had a loaded shotgun at the time, they believe it fired when he dropped the weapon after being shot 
    • FOX23 spoke to one of the women that fired the shots- watch FOX23 Sara Whaley's report above

    TULSA, Okla. - A Tulsa robbery suspect is booked on 10 charges after a shooting and attempted robbery at a liquor store last Thursday night, according to police.

    Tyrone Lee faces 10 charges for a series of armed robberies.  Lee was just released from the hospital after a shooting at an east Tulsa liquor store.

    It happened near 14th and Memorial at Forest Acres Liquor. Police told FOX23 the suspect was armed with a shotgun and attempted to rob the store.

    A woman working at the store was assaulted, but shot the suspect. She talked to FOX23 on Monday.

    CLICK HERE to watch her full interview.

    FOX23 received the surveillance footage of the incident. CAUTION: This video may be upsetting

    EMSA treated the woman for injuries. The suspect was taken to the hospital. An earlier version of this story had information from police indicating the suspect died. Officials confirmed that he is not dead and apologized for the mistake.

    Police believe the suspect is connected to a series of sawed-off shotgun robberies across Tulsa.

    Friday morning, police identified the suspect as Tyrone Lee. He faces 10 counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.


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