Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Tulsa Police identify man who died after shooting Saturday

Tulsa Police identify man who died after shooting Saturday


Tulsa police are investigating the city’s 57th homicide of 2020 after a man shot in the back in east Tulsa on Saturday later died of his injuries.

Leonard Walker, 20, was found about 2 a.m. Saturday near Admiral Place and 111th East Avenue with a gunshot wound in the back, according to a news release.

Walker was taken to the hospital and later died of his injuries.

Stetson Payne 918-732-8135

Twitter: @stetson__payne

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Staff Writer

I cover breaking news, general assignment and other stories. I previously worked at the Enterprise-Journal in Mississippi. I'm from Broken Arrow and graduated with a journalism degree from Oklahoma State University. Phone: 918-581-8466

Related to this story

Most Popular

  • Updated

The lawsuit stems from reports about comments Yates made June 8 while being interviewed on "The Pat Campbell Show" on KFAQ. During the interview, Yates denied the existence of systemic racism and, in discussing police shootings, said: “And by the way, all the research says … we’re shooting African-Americans about 24% less than we probably ought to be based on the crimes being committed.”

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


Breaking News