3 dead, 2 injured in series of Tulsa shootings

By ZACK STOYCOFF - Tulsa World Modified: April 6, 2012 at 12:11 pm •  Published: April 6, 2012
Three people were killed and another two were critically injured in three shootings within an hour early Friday, Tulsa police said.

Officers found a woman lying in a yard with a gunshot wound shortly after 1 a.m. in the 1000 block of East 51st Place North, police said. She later died at St. John Medical Center.

Three minutes later, police found two men lying in another yard two blocks down the street with apparent gunshot wounds. They were taken to St. John Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in critical condition but were expected to survive, police said.

Officers then found a man in the street with a gunshot wound about 1:50 a.m. in the 300 block of West 63rd Street North. He later died at Hillcrest Hospital.

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