Wilson Officer Fired After Lying About Role In Shooting

Wednesday, March 23rd 2022, 12:26 pm
By: News 9


A Wilson police officer was fired after authorities said he lied about his involvement in a shooting.

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Tyler Skinner admitted to the Wilson Police Department and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation this week that a shooting between him and an alleged suspect back in February did not happen.

Wilson police said they are waiting for a full report from the OSBI.

Charges will be presented to the Carter County District Attorney's office.