Police: Man who livestreamed chase threatened suicide by cop


November 12, 2017

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Police say a man who livestreamed a 2½-hour police chase in Oklahoma threatened to force police to kill him.

The chase ended in a field in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore when a deputy shot 25-year-old Brenton Hager with a stun gun after he crashed a stolen pickup truck into a pond.

Hager was jailed without bond in Cleveland County on Saturday on pending charges that include eluding police, assaulting a police officer and motor vehicle theft.

No attorney is listed to represent him.

Oklahoma City Police Lt. Michelle Henderson told The Oklahoman that during the pursu...

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