Alva Review-Courier -

Oklahoma officer found justified in fatal shooting of teen

 

October 25, 2018



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A northeast Oklahoma police officer has been found justified in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy.

The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that it's been determined Bixby Officer Jon Little shot and killed Logan Simpson after a pursuit in which Simpson drove toward the officer.

Kevin Adams, an attorney for Simpson's family, told the Tulsa World that the ruling is disappointing.

Simpson's family has filed a federal lawsuit against Little, saying Simpson was driving past the officer when he was shot.

The vehicle Simpson was driving had been reporte...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018