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Body cam video shows Muskogee officer shoot man

Posted at 8:52 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 21:53:55-04

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Muskogee Police have released body cam video of an officer involved shooting that sent a man to the hospital.

The shooting happened Sept. 4 at Muskogee home just a few blocks away on east side boulevard.

The video shows police rushing towards the home after shots were fired.

The suspect, Darnell Cox, was quickly cuffed and then police applied pressure to his injury.

Police say it all started when they got a call about a man who tried to set a child's bicycle on fire.

When they arrived at the house, officers say the man threw an object that was on fire at the front door.

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