The Latest: Witness says ex-officer shot man 'in cold blood'

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Latest on a white former Oklahoma police officer's fourth trial in the 2014 fatal slaying of his daughter's black boyfriend. (all times local):

4:25 p.m.

A witness in the ongoing murder trial of a white former Oklahoma police officer says he saw someone shoot a 19-year-old black man "in cold blood."

Jack Scheving and others testified Monday in the fourth trial of ex-Tulsa cop Shannon Kepler. He's charged in the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend.

The Tulsa World reports Scheving said the shooting happened outside his house. Scheving said he didn't get a close look at the gunman but learned from the wounded man's girlfriend that the shooter was her father.

Kepler is accused in the slaying of Jeremey Lake. He had just started dating Kepler's daughter.

Kepler doesn't deny pulling the trigger but says he did so because he thought Lake was armed. No weapon was found on or near Lake's body.

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11 a.m.

The fourth trial of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with murder in the 2014 slaying of his daughter's black boyfriend is beginning its second week.

More witnesses are scheduled to take the stand Monday in the latest first-degree murder trial for 57-year-old Shannon Kepler. Three previous trials have ended in hung juries.

Kepler was a 24-year veteran of the of the Tulsa police department. He is accused in the death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake, who had just started dating Kepler's daughter.

Kepler doesn't deny pulling the trigger but says he did so because he thought Lake was armed. No weapon was found on or near Lake's body.

Kepler's daughter is expected to testify this week. The jury may also hear from a witness who was near the scene of the shooting.

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