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Muskogee police to release footage of officer-involved shooting where Tulsa homicide suspect died

Posted at 5:58 AM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 23:35:20-04

Muskogee Police Department is releasing the video footage after a suspect was killed in an officer-involved shooting.

They will be releasing the footage at 2 p.m. on May 8.

Muskogee police say around 12:30 a.m. on May 4th, Muskogee Police Department received a tip to the location of a suspect wanted out of Tulsa Police Department for homicide.

Police confirmed the TPD had "probable cause" to arrest 21-year-old Demontre Bruner for homicide and shooting with intent to kill, Muskogee PD says.

Around 1:30 a.m., Muskogee police checked on the location given by the anonymous tip and saw two people on a porch near 13th and Fremont. Police say one of the people matched the description of Bruner.

Police say Bruner and the other person ran from that location, however police were able to apprehend the other person, but Bruner fled on foot.

After police set up a perimeter, and called the police K9 unit, Bruner was tracked to the area of 11th and Fremont, police say.

Around 1:50 a.m., police say that Bruner fired at the officers on the scene with a handgun, and the officers fired back.

After officer's were able to get Bruner's gun, EMS was able to begin giving Bruner aid.

Demontre Bruner was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Bruner was wanted by the Tulsa Police Department in connection to a homicide out of Tulsa, police say.

No officers were injured from the officer-involved shooting in Muskogee, police say, and six have been placed on "routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of investigation."

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