A teenager have been arrested by police who is accused of kidnapping and robbing an elderly couple in Oklahoma, then fatally shooting a 44-year-old man at his home.
Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker said that the 16-year-old boy forced the elderly couple to drive to an ATM and withdraw cash on Sunday, then forced the couple back to their home where he sexually assaulted the woman.
16-year-old Deonte Green allegedly kidnapped and robbed an older couple before going shooting and killing a father
The teen has been identified as Deonte Green who then ran to a nearby home, where a woman and her two daughters were in the garage and preparing to leave.
According to the police the teenager forced the woman and children back into the home, where he encountered and fatally shot the woman’s 44-year-old husband, Broken Arrow Public Schools geography teacher Shane Anderson.
Police say Green kidnapped an elderly couple from their home and forced them to drive to an ATM and withdraw cash
Green then forced the couple back to their home where he sexually assaulted the woman
‘The husband fought with Green, and Green shot the husband,’ Walker said in a news release. ‘The husband continued to struggle with Green before collapsing inside the house.’
During the robbery, the teenager sexually assaulted the woman and robbed the couple of cash and a handgun.
Then the culprit fled away from the home where the killing took place.
Late Sunday, the teenager was arrested on complaints of murder, armed robbery and sexual assault, said Walker.
Broken Arrow Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop said she is devastated by Anderson’s death.
‘Our hearts are breaking for his family, and we will support them every way possible during this unimaginable time,’ she told TulsaWorld.com.
Deonte Green, 16, was later caught by police and taken off in a police patrol car
When the woman’s husband heard what was happening, he came downstairs to confront the suspected robber. The suspect shot and killed the man in front of his family