• One killed in east Tulsa motel shooting

    By: Lynn Casey

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    TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • Tulsa police responded to a fatal shooting at Super 8 Motel near 31st. Street and S. Memorial Dr.
    • Police are investigating what led to the shooting.

    Tulsa police responded to a fatal shooting at Super 8 Motel near 31st and Memorial.

    Police got a call from a man who said he shot an intruder. When they arrived, they found the caller standing outside of a hotel room door. He raised his hands and told officers his gun was in his pocket. Officers took the gun and detained him.

    Officers found a 34-year-old man dead inside the caller's room.

    Police said the shooting victim locked himself out of his room and went around knocking on other doors at the motel. When the caller opened the door for the victim, he walked into the room without being invited in, according to officers.

    The caller said he feared for his life and shot the man once. He has been released from custody.

    Police are investigating.


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