TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Devon Thomas was jailed Friday on felony complaints of armed robbery and shooting with intent to kill as investigators determined whether he fired a gun in a heist earlier this week, narrowly missing the head of his alleged victim.
Police in Broken Arrow, just outside Tulsa, Oklahoma, said Thomas and three others were suspects in Tuesday's robbery. Cpl. Leon Calhoun said the four suspects knew the alleged victim was known to possess and distribute various drugs, so they lured him to a meeting.
"The suspects knew this, and they set up the victim and robbed him," Calhoun said.
The victim stated in the police report that Thomas was armed with a handgun and robbed him at gunpoint. They took the victim's shoes, money, clothing and marijuana, the report said.
The victim then told police the suspects told him to leave because they were about to "bust a cap," the report said.
As the victim was leaving, one of the suspects fired at least one round into the victim's vehicle, which entered the rear windshield, nicked the driver's headrest and narrowly missed the man's head.
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