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Oklahoma City police fatally shoot man who pointed gun


August 12, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say an officer fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at him as he responded to a disturbance at a convenience store.

Police Capt. Bo Matthews says the shooting happened shortly before 1 a.m. Monday. Matthews says the man was bothering patrons in the parking lot and saying the store was "going to be shot up." He was identified as 33-year-old Chris Stone.

Matthews says Officer Matthew Patten arrived at the scene and that Stone began running before turning and pointing a gun at Patten. Patten then fired his weapon, mortally wounding Stone.

Stone was p...

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