Two arrested for separate Tulsa homicides; tally at 71

The Associated Press - October 25, 2017 10:04 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Tulsa police have arrested two suspects in two separate fatal shootings, pushing the city’s annual homicide count to 71.

Sgt. Dave Walker says officers arrested 30-year-old Raymond Rivera Tuesday on a first-degree murder complaint in Monday night’s fatal shooting of a man in his 20s. Walker says the victim didn’t have identification. Two others were wounded.

Police also say 19-year-old Aubrayan Ordana had been arrested on a manslaughter complaint in Saturday’s shooting death of 16-year-old Octavio Serrano.

Walker says the pair was robbing homes and had pulled their car over to secure a lawnmower in the trunk. As Serrano was tying the mower down, Ordana’s gun went off and a bullet went through the trunk and hit Serrano. The homicide tally is 10 shy of last year’s record.

 

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