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Authorities say Oklahoma deputy shot, wounded man with knife

 

October 13, 2017



VERA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say an Oklahoma deputy shot and wounded a man who was trying to stab a woman in northeast Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Washington County deputy shot 47-year-old Corey Wesley Peoples on Thursday in a pasture near Vera, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Tulsa.

Peoples was taken to a hospital in stable condition. The deputy's name hasn't been released.

The OSBI says the deputy was assisting a bondsman who was seeking Peoples for jumping bail.

The agency says Peoples put a knife to the throat of a woman who was with him and t...



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