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Family of Oklahoma man shot by police sues city, officers


December 3, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The family of a man shot and killed last year by an Oklahoma City police officer is suing the city and two officers involved in the shooting.

The federal lawsuit filed this week on behalf of Bennie Edwards' family alleges officers Keith Duroy and Clifford Holman used excessive force and were improperly trained.

According to police, the 60-year-old Edwards was holding a knife and refused officers' commands to drop it when they confronted him outside a north Oklahoma City business on Dec. 11, 2020. After using a stun gun and pepper spray on Edwards to little effect,...

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