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Person of interest sought in connection with Oct. 2 murder

Investigators are trying to identify this man who is a person of interest in the Oct. 2 deadly shooting of Norman Huntley. (TPD)

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Investigators trying to solve an early October homicide are asking for help identifying a person of interest.

Around 4 a.m. Oct. 2, Norman Huntley was mortally wounded in a shooting near 11th and Yale. Police recovered video of a fight inside the nearby Route 66 Event Center just before the shooting.

Police say Huntley was a security guard at the event center where several people conspired to steal a backpack from someone inside the club. Video shows the fight begin before someone takes the backpack to a waiting car.

Police say club patrons and security surround the car and fight the driver, who is assaulted, and recover the backpack.

Huntley was seen on video at the back of the car when the person pictured above began fighting with the security guard. Police say the man fired several shots at Huntley before running across the street to a waiting car.

Huntley later died of his injuries.

Police have identified and interviewed several people who conspired to steal the backpack, but investigators have yet to identify the shooter.

The person of interest is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 and between 160 and 180 pounds. He's approximately 20 to 30 years old.

Anyone with information about the man pictured above is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-COPS or the homicide tip line at (918) 798-8477. Tipsters may also email homicide@cityoftulsa.org.

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