Arlington Man Killed Outside of Tulsa Papa Johns

Tulsa Police responded to a man down call, turned deadly shooting at a Papa Johns early Saturday morning.

According to police, two workers were delivering dough to the Papa Johns near 2800 E. 11 Street when one of them was shot twice in the chest.

One of the workers was inside when he heard loud noises coming from the outside of the building. When he went to check on his partner and found the victim on the ground. The man called EMSA believing his coworker had suffered a heart attack.

53-year-old Robert Horton of Arlington, Texas was transported to St. John's Hospital and it was discovered that he had been shot twice in the chest.

Tulsa Homicide Unit believe the murder occurred after a robbery went bad, however there is no indication of missing property.

Police say it is not a common occurrence for delivery workers to be held up like this. The two workers had made the delivery to the store in a large semi truck from Arlington.

Investigators are still searching for a witness to the shooting, but believe that there are three participants involved in the murder. TPD reviewed video sources around the scene and enhanced the photos for suspects.

The homicide unit is in the area searching for anyone that might have seen anything unusual around 6:15 a.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information is verified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-24778, the Homicide Tip Line at 918-798-8477 or email at