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Police: Officers' killing of mentally ill man not criminal

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An internal police investigation has found that Oklahoma law enforcement officers who killed a mentally ill, knife-wielding man committed no crime.

The Tulsa World reports (http://bit.ly/2shUnPR ) Tulsa County District Attorney's Office will review the findings of the investigation into the June 9 shooting of Joshua Barre and decide whether to file charges.

Authorities say Barre was walking along a street carrying two butcher's knives. Two sheriff's deputies spotted Barre, whom they knew was mentally ill, and tried to coax him to drop the weapons. They followed him and...



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