Man Tased, Shot By Officers Following Domestic Call In SW OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - A suspect was Tasered and shot by officers after he came at them with a knife, according to Oklahoma City police.
Police say, officers responded to a call about 6:05 a.m. concerning a man beating a woman at a home on Corona Drive, near SW 83 Street. Upon arrival, officers said they located the male suspect in the backyard of a home across the street, and he was holding a knife.
Officers said they ordered the suspect to drop the weapon, but the suspect charged at them. One officer fired a Taser and another officer fired a gun hitting the suspect.
News 9 talked to a neighbor about the people in the home.
"I've known then for quite a few years and they've had some run-ins before, and it's just sad what happened," the neighbor said.
Both officers involved were wearing body cameras during the incident. Neither officer was hurt.
The suspect was taken to a local hospital. His name and condition have not been released.
The investigation is ongoing.
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