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5 officers face manslaughter charges in boy's shooting death


March 11, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Five Oklahoma City police officers will be charged with manslaughter in last November's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy, authorities said Wednesday.

Stavian Rodriguez was shot by officers responding to reports of an attempted armed robbery at an Oklahoma City convenience store on Nov. 23. TV news video appears to show Rodriguez outside a gas station, dropping a gun. The boy raises his hands, then lowers them before being shot.

On Wednesday, Oklahoma City police announced that five of the responding officers who discharged their weapons would be charged with mansla...

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