Police release bodycam footage of Oklahoma marijuana raid

 

January 31, 2018



BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Police have released video footage of a marijuana raid at an Oklahoma residence in which officers fatally shot a 72-year-old woman.

According to the Bartlesville Police Department, Geraldine Townsend was shot after she fired a pellet gun at officers during the Jan. 17 confrontation, striking one in the leg and another in the face.

The Tulsa World reports that the video released Monday shows officers entering the residence and shouting at Townsend to put down the gun. The footage was taken from a camera worn by an officer.

Police say Townsend came from a bedroom...



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