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Oklahoma Police Officer Killed In Shooting After Traffic Stop

Oklahoma Police Officer Killed In Shooting After Traffic Stop

Tecumseh (OK) Police Officer Justin Terney, 22, died Monday morning after an overnight shooting.

It started around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night when the officer pulled over a vehicle near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper.

Police say the suspect ran away and a foot pursuit ensued.

The officer was able to tase the suspect, but police say the suspect was unaffected by the taser.

That is when the suspect reportedly shot the police officer.

The officer returned fire, striking the suspect.

The officer and the suspect were both transported to a local hospital.

Terney underwent surgery for three gunshot wounds but later died. The condition of the suspect is not yet known.

 

 

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