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Hearing set on quest to withhold fatal police shooting video


September 15, 2019

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled on an objection to a southeast Oklahoma prosecutor's request to withhold public release of a video of a fatal police shooting in McAlester.

The McAlester News-Capital and McAlester attorney Brecken Wagner are seeking video of the July 17 shooting that killed 35-year-old Mark Anson Schoggins. Police have said Schoggins was shot by officers following a high speed chase that began when he stole items from a liquor store.

Pittsburg County District Judge Mike Hogan had granted District Attorney Charles Sullivan's motion to withhold the video...

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