Homicide suspect apprehended after robbery at Promenade mall retailer, Tulsa police say

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From staff reports

A man charged in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old in May has been apprehended after Tulsa police say he was involved in an armed robbery on Monday afternoon at a grocery store. sport stuff.

The theft was reported around 1:30 p.m. at Hibbett Sports located at the Promenade shopping center, according to a police statement. Three individuals stole approximately $4,500 worth of clothing before a suspect threatened the employees with a knife, police said.

A mall employee reportedly provided evidence that helped lead police to the suspects’ vehicle at a motel near 47th and Braden, where Dominique Jordan was arrested along with two women in connection with the robbery.

Jordan, 25, is one of three men charged with first-degree murder in the death of Corlin Jones in mid-May. Deontre Reed, 25, was arrested on August 19 and Darius McGee, 26, remains on hold.

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Jones, 17, was shot in the face as he exchanged gunfire with the three after 2 a.m. on May 15 in the parking lot of a hookah lounge on Lewis Avenue near Admiral Boulevard. He later died in a hospital. Eight teenagers have been fatally shot in Tulsa this year, and just under half have been involved in gangs.

Prosecutors said Jones and the three were associated with rival gangs, and surveillance video from the scene allegedly showed Jones and a few of his associates ‘chatting’ with Jordan’s group across the parking lot just before the shots rang out.

Jordan, Reed and McGee also face one count each of possession of a firearm after a previous felony conviction.

Jordan remains in custody at the Tulsa County Jail with bonds totaling $600,000.

Anyone with information on McGee’s whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS (2677), bit.ly/TCStips or through the Tulsa Tips app, which can be downloaded from the Google Play or iTunes stores.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and cash rewards are paid for information leading to the arrest of people committing crimes.

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