17-year-old wounded in shootout — then police find out he was wanted for murder

year old boy injured in shooting is suspect in murder case one month earlier
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Jul. 14 2021, Published 12:34 p.m. ET

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A 17-year-old Oklahoma boy was injured in a shooting, but police say they determined he was a murder suspect they spent a month trying to find.

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On July 12, officials said Donquanyay Lucas, 17, was hurt when two people started shooting at each other in Tulsa.

According to authorities, several bullets from the shooting went into a nearby house with children in it, but nobody inside was hurt.

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As they investigated the shooting, police determined Lucas was the suspect in the killing of Donovan Wimberly. Wimberly was shot on June 14, and died on the way to the hospital, News on 6 reported.

There was an active arrest warrant for Lucas in connection to Wimberly's killing when the Tulsa shooting happened, police said.

Police have not said if the two shootings are connected.

Lucas is in the hospital and authorities said he’ll be booked into jail after he is released. Lucas will face a first-degree murder charge, as well as a gun charge, police said.

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