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Oklahoma officer fatally shoots man

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say an officer has fatally shot a man who allegedly fired a gun at passing vehicles.

Police Capt. Paco Balderrama tells The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2tdFoej ) that police responded to a call around 4:30 a.m. Sunday about a man pointing a handgun at passing vehicles.

Balderrama says officers found 24-year-old Deveonte L. Johnson sitting on the steps of a business and holding a gun. He says officer Clayton Sargeant discharged his weapon after Johnson walked toward officers and made threatening gestures.

Johnson was pronounced dead at a nearby hospit...



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