Tulsa murder suspect arrested after months on the run
Byron Penn is in the Tulsa County Jail for first-degree murder. He’s accused of shooting and killing a security guard in October 2016. (TCSO)
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A man wanted for months after a Tulsa murder was arrested during a traffic stop Thursday.
Byron Penn was in a car that was stopped near 111th and Mingo by the US Marshal Service, members of the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force and Tulsa police. Penn is accused of shooting and killing a security guard at Route 66 Event Center Oct. 2, 2016. Police say the guard, Norman Huntley, tried to stop a fight and a theft but ended up being shot in the process. Penn was booked into the Tulsa County Jail for first-degree murder.