Prosecutor: Oklahoma officers justified in fatal shooting
April 16, 2017
ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) — Two Oklahoma police officers have been found to have been justified when they fatally shot a man in February.
Prosecutor Jason Hicks says Anadarko officers Eric Harlan and James Coker have been cleared in the Feb. 8 shooting of Henry James Hunter.
Hicks said an investigation revealed Hunter was approaching the officers with a knife in his hand and was shot three times by Harlan when he ignored an order to stop, and instead lunged toward the officers.
Harlan and Coker were investigating a disturbance call when they encountered Hunter and Hicks says the officers were...