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Oklahoma grand jury indicts police officer on murder charge


November 22, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City grand jury has indicted a police lieutenant on a second-degree murder charge, alleging he wasn't justified in firing about 60 shots at a road-rage suspect.

The grand jury concluded Thursday that Blackwell Police Department officer John Mitchell, 40, engaged in "imminently dangerous conduct" when he fatally shot Micheal Ann Godsey on May 20 in Blackwell, which is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City.

Police responded to reports of gunfire coming from a white pickup truck at various locations in Blackwell.

According to the Oklahoma Sta...

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