Two men killed by police in separate Oklahoma shootings

The Associated Press - March 22, 2018 9:28 am

OWASSO, Okla. (AP) – Two men have been killed by police in separate shootings in northeast Oklahoma.

Owasso Deputy Police Chief Jason Woodruff says a man carrying a loaded AK-47 and a pistol was fatally shot by two officers responding to a disturbance call about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The man died later at a Tulsa hospital. His name hasn’t been released.

About eight hours earlier in Mannford, about 20 miles west of Tulsa, 47-year-old Mark Allen Lunn was fatally shot by two officers investigating a report of a suspicious man in a neighborhood.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says Lunn began walking away from the officers, then pulled a large knife from his pants and was shot when he moved toward the officers.

 

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