Tulsa police identify victim from weekend shooting

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Posted: Oct 05, 2015 4:21 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say they have identified a 54-year-old man who was discovered shot to death northwest of the city's downtown.

Homicide Sgt. Dave Walker said Monday that the victim was Jeffrey Alexander.

Authorities say someone walking down an alley came upon the man's body Saturday afternoon. Walker said the man had been there between 12 and 20 hours with a gunshot wound to the torso. The sergeant also notes there weren't any signs of trauma.

The death is the 44th homicide in Tulsa this year.