2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Man Shot While Riding Bike In Tulsa


Wednesday, May 5th 2021, 4:22 pm
By: News On 6


Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the death of a man who was shot while riding his bike in Tulsa, the U.S. Attorneys Office said. 

28-year-old Devon Blevins and 21-year-old Jacob Banks have been charged with first-degree murder, the U.S. Attorneys Office said. 

In April, 36-year-old Maurice Burgess was found on the ground next to his bike near 61st and Peoria with a gunshot wound to the neck, Tulsa Police said. Burgess was taken to the hospital where he died.

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The U.S. Attorneys Office said both are charged with aiding and abetting one another in allegedly killing Burgess.

Banks is also charged with having a gun as a felon.

The FBI and Tulsa Police are the investigative agencies.