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Man accused of driving suspect away after shooting 2 Tulsa police officers attempts suicide in jail

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 11:43:02-04

TULSA, Okla. — A man charged in the shooting death of a Tulsa police officer and the shooting of another officer attempted to kill himself while in jail.

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Records show Matthew Hall attempted suicide in his cell around July 7. Law enforcement provided treatment until an ambulance arrived and he was taken to the hospital and returned to jail after being checked out.

Hall is charged as an accessory to a felony and accessory to murder for the shooting death of Tulsa police Sgt. Craig Johnson and the shooting of Officer Aurash Zarkeshan.

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David Ware is charged with first degree murder and shooting with intent to kill. Police say Hall picked Ware up after the shooting and drove him to another location.

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