Oklahoma officer kills suspect after confusing gun with Taser: officials

An Oklahoma reserve sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot and killed a man he was trying to arrest after mistaking his service weapon for a stun gun, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday. Eric Harris, in his 40s, was shot by the reserve deputy on Thursday following a foot chase, the sheriff’s office said in a statement. Tulsa County Sheriff’s investigators were looking into the incident, the statement said. Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, a 73-year-old former police officer, was trying to help officers take Harris into custody when he fired his gun, the statement said. …read more

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