Man accused in officer's death booked into Oklahoma jail
April 7, 2017
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma police officer has been booked into jail.
Online records indicate 36-year-old Byron James Shepard of Okemah is being held in the Pottawatomie County Jail on Friday after being released from a hospital where he was treated for gunshot wounds.
Shepard is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tecumseh Police Officer Justin Terney, who died on March 27 after being shot a day earlier.
Officials say Terney learned of an arrest warrant against Shepard during a traffic stop. Shepard fled and Terney pursued him. Th...