Okmulgee officer-involved shooting was justified, according to interim finding

OSBI: Okmulgee ofc.-involved shooting justified
Posted at 3:48 PM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 16:50:01-04

OKMULGEE, Okla. -- An interim finding has found that an officer-involved shooting in Okmulgee in early March was justified.

The incident began after officers went undercover to buy several items from Michael Sanchez, who was later arrested.

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Police say Sanchez led them on a chase that ended with a female passenger being shot.

After the shooting, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation was called in to help investigate.

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