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Suspect dead in northeast Oklahoma officer-involved shooting

 

September 1, 2019



SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting in northeastern Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation identified the suspect Monday as 49-year-old Robert Desjarlais Jr. Authorities say Desjarlais was fatally wounded about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in Sand Springs, about 7 miles (11 miles) west of Tulsa and 92 miles (148 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City.

Sand Springs Police Chief Mike Carter says shots were fired at the end of a pursuit involving a Sand Springs officer and Desjarlais. Carter says the officer was pinned against...



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