A man is dead after a fight begins between two men and a woman at a duplex.
Tulsa police tell us witnesses reported a major disturbance was underway at a house near 4600 South 72nd East Place about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday.
When police arrived, they found Juan Luis Mendoza on the ground with a wound to the head.
Mendoza was declared dead at the scene.
We're told that Mendoza, who had been armed with a baseball bat, was the husband of the woman who had been arguing with another man.
Tulsa Police Captain Wendell Franklin said that the man with a knife had left the scene eastbound on a skateboard that had been used to strike the victim.
Within minutes, a police officer who was en route to the scene spotted a male with a skateboard near 4600 South Memorial where he was detained by the officer.
We're told that the suspect, identified as 38-year old Pedro Castro, had been injured in the fight.
Castro was taken to a hospital.
He was subsequently released from the hospital and was taken to the Tulsa Police Detective Division where he was interviewed and will be charged with first degree murder.
Franklin said that the female who had been involved in the fight was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.