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1 of 2 Oklahoma officers shot during traffic stop dies

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of the two Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officers who were shot during a traffic stop has died, authorities said Tuesday.

Police Chief Wendell Franklin said Sgt. Craig Johnson died Tuesday. He said Johnson was shot multiple times during the Monday attack, including one shot that was "critical."

Franklin described Johnson's death as a "tremendous loss" to the police department.

"His sacrifice will not go unremembered," he said.

Johnson and rookie officer Aurash Zarkeshan were shot at about 3:30 a.m. Monday during a traffic stop. The suspected gunman, 32-year-old David Ant...



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