TULSA (AP) — An off-dury Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper shot and killed a man outside a Tulsa motel, the patrol said Sunday.
OHP Lt. George Brown said the trooper, whose name has not been released, saw two men outside the motel just after 1 a.m. Sunday.
The Tulsa World reported that the trooper said one of the men had a handgun. Brown said the trooper identified himself as a patrol officer, displayed his gun and ordered the men to stop.
Brown said the trooper perceived a threat and fired, killing one of the men
The OHP has identified the victim only as a man. Brown said the other man ran away.