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10:16 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Third Fatal Tulsa Shooting in as Many Days

Tulsa, OK – Man killed in Tulsa store by former reserve deputy

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former Okmulgee County reserve deputy has shot and killed a man inside a Tulsa convenience store.

Police say the former deputy was talking to the store owner about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday when a man the deputy had once arrested entered and the two argued. Capt. Karen Tipler says the man then showed a gun his waistband and the former deputy drew a gun and fired several times.

Tipler says the man was hit several times in the torso and was dead at the scene.

She says the former deputy has a permit to carry a concealed weapon and is being questioned but has not been arrested.

Neither man's name has been released.


Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.