Troopers shoot man after rescue fight

Ponca City Now - June 1, 2015 7:50 am

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a Tulsa man shot and killed by troopers during a fight as they tried to rescue him and his brother from floodwaters.

Authorities say Nehemiah Fischer was killed and Brandon Fischer was arrested for assault and public intoxication.

Patrol Captain Paul Timmons says the brothers attacked the troopers over the weekend after they left the water.

 

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