- Associated Press - Thursday, July 3, 2014

MORRIS, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it’s been asked to investigate the shooting of a man by law enforcement officers near the town of Morris in Okmulgee County.

The OSBI said Thursday that a county deputy and two Creek Nation tribal police officers went to the home shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday after a woman called saying her son was enraged.

The agency says 26-year-old Teddy James Bearden rammed the vehicle his mother was in and later used it to crash into one of the officer’s vehicles before driving toward the three officers - who then opened fire.

The OSBI says Bearden drove about one-half mile from the scene before crashing and was then flown to a Tulsa-area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. His condition was not released.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide