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Man fatally shot by Oklahoma police threatened postal worker

 

December 16, 2020



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man fatally shot by Oklahoma City police after threatening officers with a knife was charged with stabbing a postal worker six years ago, court documents show.

Bennie Edwards, 60, allegedly told the postal worker to "get off his porch" while she was delivering mail before attacking her with a knife. He was charged in 2014 with assault and battery for stabbing the postal worker.

The worker suffered several cuts on her left shoulder, but was not taken to a hospital and continued on her mail route, according to court documents.

His case was eventually dismissed more t...



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