Police investigating shooting of man found in crashed car

The Associated Press - August 6, 2019 3:57 pm

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Police in Tulsa are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was discovered inside a crashed vehicle.

The Tulsa Police Department says the body of 20-year-old Adrian Thornton was found about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday inside a car that had crashed into a tree near an apartment complex.

Authorities say Thornton had a gunshot wound in the upper torso and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries are reported.

Detectives discovered shell casings on the ground at the scene but no one has been taken into custody and a motive was not immediately known.

 

Latest Stories

Highway Conditions Alert 12-3-20 as of 5:30 a.m.

WINTER WEATHER Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews continue to report heavy, blowing snow, limited visibility and...

4 missing kids rescued near Tenkiller Dam early Wednesday

VIAN, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) — After nearly 12 hours, four missing kids from Sequoyah Co. have been...

Oklahoma reports record-high 54 COVID deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials reported a record-high 54 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday,...