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Judge: Oklahoma teen to be tried as adult in fatal shooting

 

August 18, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 14-year-old accused of killing a man during a burglary will be prosecuted as an adult.

Police allege that Christopher Joseph Guidry admitted to fatally shooting George Phillip Olinger in Olinger's Oklahoma City home in February and taking his wallet.

The Oklahoman reports that Judge Mark McCormick on Friday denied motions to certify Guidry as a juvenile or youthful offender after considering testimony, a psychological evaluation and certification study. He found that the public wouldn't be "adequately protected" if Guidry were to be sentenced...



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