Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms trooper involved shooting in West Tulsa
|Updated: 9/23/2013 9:23 am
||Published: 9/21/2013 10:37 pm
FOX23 has confirmed with Oklahoma Highway Patrol that there was a trooper involved shooting that left a man dead.
Captain George Brown with OHP told FOX23 that the incident began as a routine traffic stop in west Tulsa around 9 p.m. Brown said that at some point the suspect got out of the vehicle and ran from the trooper and jumped fences in a neighborhood.
Captain Brown said that when the trooper made contact with the suspect the man reached for the troopers gun. The trooper then shot the suspect. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
OHP has launched an investigation into the situation.
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