Police identify victim in deadly stabbing at Tulsa Taco Bell

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Police are investigating a deadly stabbing at a Taco Bell in Tulsa Friday morning.
  • Tulsa police responded to the scene around 8:30 a.m. near 51st and Yale.
  • Officers say T'Challa Davis was stabbed while dropping his wife off for work.
  • Police arrested Christian Cook in connection to the stabbing Friday afternoon.
  • We're working to get more information. Check this story for updates.
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Police are investigating after T'Challa Davis was stabbed and killed in the restroom of a Taco Bell in Tulsa on Friday morning.

Officers were called to the fast-food restaurant near 51st and Yale around 8:45 a.m. after the stabbing.

Tulsa police told FOX23 the Davis was dropping his wife off at Taco Bell for work when he stopped inside the restaurant to use the restroom.

Police say Christian Cook and Davis got into a fight in the bathroom, and Cook got beat up. After getting himself together, Cook got up and went outside of Taco Bell, according to police.

In video footage, the Davis is seen with his arms to his side walking towards Cook, who pulls out a big knife and stabs Davis in the upper body. Cook then left the scene and got arrested near 51st and Skelly.

Paramedics took Davis to the hospital where he died later that morning.

Family members say Davis is the father of 5 daughters-- ages 18 to 6 months and a grandfather to a 1-year-old.

Cook will be booked for manslaughter, but has to be checked out at the hospital first for the injuries he got during the fight.

👮‍♂️ Homicide #52 Update 👮‍♂️ This morning at about 08:45 AM, We responded to a stabbing at the Taco Bell, 4600 E. 51st...

Posted by Tulsa Police Department on Friday, October 25, 2019

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