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Prosecutor seeks to quash police video of fatal shooting

 

August 2, 2019



McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor is asking a court to prohibit the release of a police video of a fatal shooting by officers.

Officers, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, were involved in the July 17 fatal shooting of 35-year-old Mark Anson Schoggins in McAlester following a police chase after he reportedly stole items from a liquor store.

The officers' names haven't been released.

A July 30 motion by Pittsburg County District Attorney Charles Sullivan acknowledges the video is public record, but says there are exceptions if the video shows a death, severe violence or if...



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