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Tulsa Police identify man who died after shooting Saturday

Tulsa Police identify man who died after shooting Saturday

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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.

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