Skip to comments.Tulsa's black community unnerved by shootings
Posted on 04/07/2012 5:47:15 PM PDT by Justaham
Residents of Tulsa's predominantly black north side said Saturday they are afraid a shooter is still roaming their neighborhoods looking for victims after five people were shot -- and three killed -- a day earlier.
"We're all nervous," said Renaldo Works, 52, who was getting his hair cut at the crowded Charlie's Angels Forever Hair Style Shop on Saturday morning. "I've got a 15-year-old, and I'm not going to let him out late. People are scared. We need facts.
"You don't want to be a prisoner in your own home," he said.
Police are still waiting for the results of forensic tests, but investigators think the shootings are linked because they happened around the same time within a 3-mile (5-kilometer) span, and all five victims were out walking when they were shot. All the victims are black, and community members met this weekend in an effort to calm any unrest.
One of the victims told police that the shooter was a white man driving a white pickup truck who stopped to ask for directions before opening fire. Officer Jason Willingham said Saturday that the pickup was spotted in the area of three of the shootings.
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the guy in the pickup is the neighborhood watch guy.
White pick up in Tulsa. Really? If anything happens anywhere in Tulsa, a white pick up will be involved. Like fingers to hands. Toes to feet. Stink on poo.
Will they find the shooter wearing white clothes toting a pearl handle revolver in a white holster too?
Oh well neither was St. Trayvee.
Undoubtedly, and wearing a white pointy hat, too.
Actually it IS.
He never should have surrendered the office to a non citizen!
“I’ve got a 15-year-old, and I’m not going to let him out late. People are scared. We need facts.
If this was Chicago, no one would think twice about this story. Shootings happen all the time.
You don’t want to be a prisoner in your own home,” he said.
Hmm. I feel as if I’ve been a prisoner in my own home, all my life. Always have felt the need to lock the doors, especially now. Always. And no way any woman can walk outside at night without wondering and worrying.
It’s a terrible feeling.
I hear that mass shootings are a regular occurrence there every weekend.
Now there’s only one ‘twas a white guy’ witness? I guess the investigation lost one since this morning.
fan it into flame. maybe this time you’ll get your inferno.
“I’ve got a 15-year-old, and I’m not going to let him out late.
Well, at least one thing good is coming out of the shootings. Now some teens will be kept home.
Chief Charles Moose
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Wonder if the white neighborhoods are unnerved by the murder of a 90 year old man and his wife or the rape of a jogger in La Fortune Park.