Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man
September 22, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The police chief of Oklahoma City said Thursday the fatal shooting of a deaf man has raised "a lot of concerns" about training for officer interaction with people with hearing or speech problems, and he plans to meet with advocates for those who have such impairments.
Chief Bill Citty said the shooting of 35-year-old Magdiel Sanchez "is something that's tragic, either way." He added that he gives condolences to the Sanchez family.
Officers who responded to a hit-and-run accident Tuesday night encountered Sanchez holding a metal pipe in his right hand. Citty said Sanch...