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Video released in Sand Springs officer-involved shooting

Posted at 2:01 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 15:01:42-04

SAND SPRINGS — CAUTION: The video your about to see may be disturbing to some viewers.

According to Sand Springs Police Department, video from a fatal officer-involved shooting has been released.

On Sept. 1, officers were in a pursuit with 49-year-old Robert Desjarlais, Jr.

Related Story: Update: Suspect shot and killed by Sand Springs Police officer

Desjarlais Jr. was fatally shot after refusing to stop before pinning an officer between the patrol car and his own vehicle, officers say.

Sand Springs police say they withheld the video until Monday at the request of Desjarlais Jr.'s family.

The family asked for the video to not be released until after his funeral.

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