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Oklahoma troopers cleared in shooting of man after chase


September 29, 2019

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Two Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers have been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man following a chase in southeast Oklahoma.

The McAlester News-Capital reports that Pittsburg County District Attorney Charles Sullivan on Thursday found troopers Garet Gray and James McKee justified in the July shooting of 35-year-old Mark Anson Schoggins in McAlester.

Police said the chase began when Schoggins stole vodka from a liquor store and ended when he crashed into police vehicles, striking Gray. Sullivan said the troopers' use of deadly force after Gray was struck and injur...

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