Trooper shoots man in Guthrie

Ponca City Now - January 5, 2015 7:02 am

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a trooper shot and wounded a man in downtown Guthrie following a traffic stop.

Capt. Paul Timmons told reporters that the trooper made the stop about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and that the man was shot after fighting with the trooper. Timmons said the man was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City.

The names of the trooper and the man and the man’s condition were not released.

Timmons says the trooper was on patrol when the traffic stop was made, but the reason for the stop was not released.


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