Officer Fatally Shoots Man In Healdton


Saturday, December 12th 2015, 8:56 pm
By: LeighAnne Manwarren


A Healdton police officer fatally shot a man after a physical altercation Saturday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.

Jonathan Wardlow, 36, died Saturday after being shot by an officer.

About 1 p.m., a Healdton officer, who has not been identified, responded to a domestic disturbance call at 250 Apex Drive. The officer found a man acting erratically.

At one point, the man hit the officer. The man took the officer's Taser when the officer tried to handcuff the man. The man point the Taser at the officer, and the officer pulled his gun and shot the man. 

OSBI agents have interviewed several witnesses of the incident.

Agents said Wardlow was from Healdton but had no connection with the address where the shooting took place.