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Tulsa police release identity of suspect in deadly officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa

Posted at 5:03 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 15:51:30-04

Tulsa police released the identity of a man killed in a deadly officer-involved shooting.

On August 8, Tulsa police responded to the area of 2400 North Harvard for reports of a person attempting to break into a building. When officers arrived they found 25-year-old Johnathan Randell armed with a knife.

After ignoring commands from the officers, Randell began harming himself with the knife. Officers attempted to subdue Randell using a pepper ball gun.

When Randell approached officers with the knife, officers shot him. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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