Oklahoma City officer shoots and kills man after scuffle

By on December 10, 2017


Authorities did not announce his name at a news conference on the shooting, saying only that the suspect was a white male in his 20s. (PIXABAY PHOTO)
Robertson says the officer then drew her gun and fired, killing the man (Pixabay photo)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Police say a man was shot and killed in Oklahoma City by an officer after he took pepper spray and a Taser away from the officer during a scuffle.

Oklahoma City Police Sgt. Robbie Robertson says an officer responded to a request to check on a person lying on the side of the road. When she approached him a scuffle broke out and he knocked her pepper spray away. She then attempted to use a Taser and he took that from her and tried to use it on her.

Robertson says the officer then drew her gun and fired, killing the man.

The officer has been taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries to her face and hands.

Neither person involved in the confrontation has been identified.