Detectives Investigating After Man Found Dead in Yard

Tulsa Police are investigating another deadly shooting after a man was found dead in his yard near Virgin and North Hartford Avenue.

Family members of the victim, identified as Charles Dews, called for help when they drove past his home and spotted his body. Officers were sent to the residence in north Tulsa just before midnight.

Detectives with TPD's Gang Unit are questioning a man they found lurking in the bushes nearby and reportedly ran from the scene. He was identified as Christopher McCain and arrested for possession of a firearm after conviction of a felony.

"McCain is not linked to the murder at this time however we continue to investigate the circumstances as to why he was in the area," a release from TPD stated.

Detectives will continue their investigation throughout the day. More information is expected in this case.

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