Attempted Home Invasion Robbery Ends With Fatal Shooting
KOTV - 6/16/2006 7:46 AM - Updated: 6/16/2006 8:29 AM
A man is shot and killed after Tulsa Police say he attempted to break into an West Tulsa apartment.
According to officers, it happened at about 5:15AM at the Sandy Park Apartments in the 6100 block of West 11th Street. Police say a man was in his apartment with his wife and child. He heard someone trying to break in and grabbed his rifle. Just as the suspect crossed the threshold, the man fired several shots. The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. His name has not been released. No one else was hurt.
As for the shooter, he has been questioned by police but it does not appear any charges will be filed. Police say they believe the man acted in self defense. Witnesses have collaborated his story.
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