Man Dies After Tulsa Police Use Stun Gun And Pepper Spray in Service of Jaywalking Warrant

Ponca City Now - June 5, 2016 12:28 pm

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Tulsa police say a 64-year-old man who died after an officer used pepper spray and a stun gun on him while attempting to serve a misdemeanor warrant for jaywalking had a medical issue that may have contributed to his death. Police say Ollie Lee Brooks died at a hospital last Saturday. An attorney for Brooks’ family suggested Friday that police may have been overzealous in serving the warrant.

 

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