Fmr. TPD officer accused of killing teen denied request to use ‘stand your ground' defense

Posted at 7:47 AM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-29 14:12:06-04

TULSA - A former Tulsa police officer accused of killing his daughter's 19-year-old boyfriend is due in court Wednesday.

Shannon Kepler requested to use a “stand your ground” defense in the shooting death of Jeremey Lake in 2014, but was denied. 

RELATED: Fmr. Tulsa police officer, Kepler, accused in fatal shooting given petition by victim's brother | Shannon Kepler appears in court; judge warns ‘time is running out' before January trial

Kepler's trial is scheduled to start in October of this year.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook


? Story Content (0)