Reserve Deputy suffered high-stress phenomenon

Ponca City Now - April 12, 2015 12:08 pm

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – An investigation into a reserve Tulsa County deputy’s shooting and killing an unarmed man found the deputy suffered a high-stress phenomenon known as "slips and capture."

Reserve deputy Bob Bates has said he thought he was holding a stun gun when he shot 44-year-old Eric Harris on April 2 as Harris struggled with deputies trying to arrest him.

Results of the investigation were turned over to prosecutors for review.

 

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