Update 6/17 – Two men accused of shooting and killing a 14-year-old last month are officially facing murder charges.
Police say April Montano was riding in the backseat of her fathers truck when a car pulled along side of them on a Tulsa expressway.
The car opened fire, striking the 14-year-old in the head. She later died at the hospital.
Two days later, police arrested David Ruble, 19. Demonte Rushing turned himself in that same day.
Today they were charged with First Degree Murder and Attempted Robbery With a Firearm.
Tulsa police arrested 21-year-old Domonte Rushing and 19-year-old David Ruble in connection to the murder of April Montano, according to Homicide Sergeant Dave Walker.
Rushing reportedly turned himself in at the police station.
TULSA, Okla. – A 14-year-old is dead after a north Tulsa shooting around 9:30 Thursday evening.
Sergeant Dave Walker said the teen girl was shot in the head while riding in a white Ford truck on the Gilcrease Expressway.
The girl was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in grave condition and pronounced dead around 3 a.m.
Police said the driver of the Ford truck heard a noise and thought something was wrong with their trailer. That’s when they pulled over and the suspect shot the teen in the backseat.
The Ford was pulling multiple four-wheelers on its trailer.
Walker said detectives are looking into the suspect wanting to steal the four-wheelers as a possible motive for the shooting.