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OSBI releases names of Sallisaw officers involved in shooting

Posted at 10:01 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 12:59:19-04

SALLISAW — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has released the name of the two Sallisaw police officers involved in a shooting back on March 14.

RELATED STORY: Authorities investigate deadly officer-involved shooting near Sallisaw

OSBI officials said Officer Devin Harriman and Detective Coty Biles were the two officers involved in the shooting of Shawn Taylor Watie.

Officers made contact with Watie, 27, from Stilwell, after they received calls of a suspicious man walking along Highway 59.

At the time of the shooting, officers said Watie came at them with a knife, at which point he was shot.

OSBI said they are continuing to investigate the incident.

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