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Oklahoma man dies after altercation with police in Hugo


December 25, 2019

HUGO, Okla. (AP) — A man who was shot with a stun gun and pepper spray after an altercation with law enforcement outside an Oklahoma convenience store early Monday has died, authorities said.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said it's looking into the death of Raymond Stapp. The agency said in a news release that Hugo police officers and a Choctaw County sheriff's deputy responding to a report of a shoplifter encountered Stapp, 47, walking away from the store.

After Stapp was "combative and resisted arrest," the officers used a stun gun and pepper spray on Stapp to subdue him an...

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