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Judge withholds video in fatal Oklahoma police shooting

 

September 12, 2019



McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A judge has granted a prosecutor's request to withhold the video of a fatal police shooting in southeast Oklahoma.

Pittsburg County District Court Judge Mike Hogan on Tuesday granted District Attorney Charles Sullivan's motion to quash an open records request for the video of the July 17 shooting of 35-year-old Mark Anson Schoggins.

Police say Schoggins was shot in McAlester following a police chase after he reportedly stole items from a liquor store. The officers' names haven't been released.

Sullivan acknowledged the video is public record, but says there are exc...



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