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Oklahoma City police shoot man, nearby school closed for day


January 11, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say officers shot an armed man who was wearing a bullet-proof vest.

Capt. Bo Mathews says 30-year-old Cody Alan Longstreet was shot about 4:30 a.m. Thursday and is expected to recover.

Mathews says officers fired after Longstreet bailed out of a stolen car they were trying to pull over and then ran while holding a gun. Officers first shot Longstreet with a stun gun. When he turned toward them still holding a gun, Sgt. Joshua Castlebury and Officer Troy Nitzky then fired their guns.

Police don't know why Longstreet was wearing the bullet-proof vest...

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