Tulsa police officer in coma, but stable, after altercation

The Associated Press - February 27, 2021 11:54 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say one of their officers is in a medically-induced coma after he lost consciousness and a pulse following an altercation with a patient in an ambulance.

Police said in a statement that officer Sean Love was responding to a call Friday morning from an ambulance company about a combative patient. After Love engaged in a physical altercation with the patient, police say he suffered a medical emergency, lost consciousness and had no pulse. Paramedics and other officers started to perform CPR and brought him to a nearby hospital, where his condition improved from critical to stable.


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