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Oklahoma authorities seek family of man shot by police

 


POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is searching for the family of a man who was fatally shot by police in southeastern Oklahoma.

The OSBI says 27-year-old Jaquan Thompson died Tuesday after being shot by officers inside a convenience store in Poteau, about 165 miles (266 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City.

The OSBI says a Poteau police officer and a Le Flore County deputy went to the store in response to a 911 call that said a man was holding a woman at knifepoint.

The agency says each officer fired once after Thompson refused to drop the knife and release...



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