Officer cleared of any wrongdoing in deadly Sand Springs officer-involved shooting

VIDEO: Body camera video shows deadly officer-involved shooting in Sand Springs

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

  • Sand Springs police responded to an officer-involved shooting near 61st and 145th Street on September 1.
  • Officers say it started with a pursuit around 8:20 p.m. during that pursuit, officers shot the suspect -- 49-year-old Robert Desjarlais Jr.
  • Police say Lt. Kevin O'Keefe was pinned to his vehicle by Desjarlais Jr. after thinking the chase was over and shot him.
  • Desjarlais Jr. died in the shooting.
  • Lt. O'Keefe was not seriously injured and later cleared of any criminal liability.
  • Authorities released body camera video of the encounter on September 9:
Sand Springs police update officer involved shooting

Sand Springs police release video from an officer involved shooting earlier this year. MORE INFO: https://www.fox23.com/news/one-person-shot-in-sand-springs-shooting/981648742

Posted by FOX23 News on Monday, September 9, 2019
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