Man dies after Tulsa officer-involved shooting


TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Tulsa police dispatch confirmed that one person was shot during a traffic stop Friday.
  • It happened near 36th Street North and Lewis.
  • Police said officers found a car blocking the road and went to see what was going on.
  • A man then approached them, allegedly reached into the vehicle and did not obey commands.
  • Officials said an officer shot a suspect. Another one deployed a Taser.
  • The suspect was taken to the hospital. He died at the hospital.
  • The suspect is identified as 40-year-old Terence Crutcher.
  • The officers involved were identified as Tyler Turnbough and Betty Shelby.
  • Police said Turnbough deployed the Taser and Shelby shot her gun.
  • TPD announced a press conference will be held in reference to the shooting on Monday, September 19th at 1:30 p.m. 

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FOX23's Hector Mejia arrived on scene shortly after the call came out:

He also caught this video of an ambulance leaving:

Tulsa police gave FOX23 an update to the investigation during FOX23 News at 9:


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