Tulsa police investigating after officer shoots naked man
The Associated Press - December 27, 2017 8:59 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Tulsa police are investigating after they say an officer fatally shot a man who was naked and pointed a gun at the officer after he arrived on the scene.
Tulsa Police Capt. Mike Williams said the shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. Monday when the officer responded to a report of a disturbance with a weapon near the Hillcrest Medical Center.
Williams told the Tulsa World the man was shot multiple times and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The man was identified Tuesday as 31-year-old Jacob Craig.
Police say they do not know if Craig was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Temperatures were in the 30’s Monday in Tulsa.
The officer who shot Craig has not been identified.