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Jury finds man guilty of murder in shooting of Tulsa police


April 24, 2022

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man whose attorney said he fatally shot a Tulsa police sergeant and wounded another because he feared for his life during a traffic stop was convicted of murder Friday.

A Tulsa County jury deliberated about three hours before convicting David Anthony Ware, 34, in the death of Sgt. Craig Johnson and wounding of Officer Aurash Zarkeshan. Ware faces a possible death sentence when that phase of the trial begins Monday.

In closing arguments, Ware's attorney, Kevin Adams, again showed jurors a still photograph taken from a police video in which Johnson is seen kicking Ware...

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