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Jury finds man guilty of shooting a police officer

Posted at 12:11 PM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 13:11:31-05

TULSA — A jury found John Chatman guilty of shooting a police officer.

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The shooting happened in July 2018 at a Quiktrip near I-44 and Harvard.

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Thankfully the officer shot, Sgt. Mike Parsons, survived.

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“Our case was strong, and our cause was just. Guilty on all counts was the right result. I am thankful to the jury for their service,” said U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. “John Chatman won’t be shooting anymore police officers. We will seek the maximum sentence allowed under law.”

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A jury deliberated for two hours before finding Chatman guilty of three felonies and he faces up to three decades in prison.

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