• Woman shot by police at midtown Tulsa apartment complex

    By: Amanda Gilbert

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • A woman is recovering after police say an officer shot her at a midtown Tulsa apartment complex late Thursday night.
    • Tulsa police were called to the complex near 51st and Yale around 11 p.m. after a call about a woman "acting violently."
    • Police say they were trying to take her to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
    • Officers say the woman lunged at police with a knife, so they tried using a taser on her.
    • Police say the taser didn't work so an officer shot her in her stomach.
    • The woman was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.
    • If you need help with a crisis, call Copes Crisis Hotline at 918-744-4800.
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