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Update: Tulsa Police looking for three suspects in murder outside Papa John's
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Update: Tulsa Police looking for three suspects in murder outside Papa John's

Update: Tulsa Police looking for three suspects in murder outside Papa John's
Murder victim Robert Horton with his wife Lisa

Update: Tulsa Police looking for three suspects in murder outside Papa John's

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Tulsa Police arrested three teenagers near 41st and Harvard early Monday morning.

The teens were arrested on outstanding warrants.

They had been driving a vehicle similar to the one in a surveillance video at the scene of the shooting.


UPDATE: Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker says they believe there were three participants in the murder of 53-year-old Robert Horton of Arlington, TX.

He said they've been combing through surveillance video from various sources in and around the Papa John's restaurant at 11th and Delaware and have found images of a vehicle they think could be connected to the crime.

The quality of the video was not good, so the image is not clear.

But Walker said they've enhanced it as much as possible.

Horton was part of a two man crew delivering supplies to the restaurant.

Walker said Horton leaves behind a wife, Lisa.

They had been married for 30 years.

Tulsa police tell KRMG they believe there are people that were in the area around 6:00 am that may not know they witnessed a crime and urge anyone who may have been in the area to call Crime Stoppers 918-596-2477, the Homicide Tip Line at 918-798-8477, or email homicide@cityoftulsa.org.

 


A delivery man unloading a semi at a Papa John's restaurant in midtown Tulsa died early Saturday after someone gunned him down in the parking lot.

Police, EMSA and Tulsa Fire responded to the scene at E. 11th St. and S. Delaware Ave. about 6:15 a.m.

The victim's partner told them he heard a commotion, then ran out into the parking lot where he found his co-worker lying on the ground.

Thinking the man had had a heart attack, he called 911, but when the victim arrived at the hospital doctors quickly learned he had been shot.

He died at St. John Medical Center.

A TPD Crime Scene Tech, Mark Ohnesorge, told KRMG at the scene they had recovered some physical evidence, but didn't have much information about the suspects and had not found any witnesses.

"Right now we really don't have a lot to go on," he said. "We're trying to work with physical evidence and see what we can find."

He said they would check surveillance cameras in the area and see if they showed anything.

Investigators also urge anyone who may have been in the area around 6:15 a.m. and may have seen or heard anything related to the murder to call Crime Stoppers 918-596-2477, the Homicide Tip Line at 918-798-8477, or email homicide@cityoftulsa.org.

Police say the victim was 53 years old, and that the workers were both from the Dallas area.

Tulsa has had 20 homicides so far in 2013.

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