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Muskogee County DA rules officer justified in shooting death

 

November 22, 2018



MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Muskogee County's top prosecutor has ruled that an officer was justified when he fatally shot a man at a restaurant last week.

District Attorney Orvil Loge said in a letter to Muskogee Police Chief Johnny Teehee on Tuesday that an investigation has cleared officer Ron Yates from wrongdoing in the death of 36-year-old Andrew Kana.

The shooting happened Nov. 12 at the I Don't Care Bar and Grill in Muskogee, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa.

Authorities received a tip about a suspect who had several felony warrants out of Idaho and a warrant in Muskoge...



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