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Police say Tulsa officers fatally shoot gun-wielding man

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa say a man armed with a gun was fatally shot when three officers opened fire as the man tried to break into a home.

Police said in a news release Sunday that 47-year-old Jimmie Bevenue was killed in the shooting Saturday night in east Tulsa.

Police say officers stopped after seeing a stolen vehicle outside a home and approached three people standing outside the vehicle when Bevenue, armed with a gun, ran from the home to an adjoining home and kicked open a back door after ignoring orders to drop the weapon.

Police say the officers opened fire to prevent...



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