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Muskogee Co. DA: Officers justified in deadly officer-involved shooting

Posted at 6:09 PM, Mar 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-22 10:04:46-04

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The Muskogee County district attorney ruled a deadly officer-involved shooting in February as justified.

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The ruling from District Attorney Orvil Lodge clears four Muskogee officers in the pursuit and shooting in Muskogee that left two Nebraska teens dead.

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The chase ended in the deaths of Farrah Rauch, 17, and Joseph Dugan, 17, of Blair, Nebraska.

Rauch was killed during a shootout with police after she and Dugan led officers on a chase in a stolen truck. Dugan took his own life.

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