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5 Oklahoma City Officers Charged With Manslaughter

They're accused in the death of 15-year-old Stavian Rodriguez.
Posted at 8:57 AM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 10:57:00-05

Five Oklahoma City Police officers will be charged with first-degree manslaughter for a fatal shooting in November. 

They're accused in the death of 15-year-old Stavian Rodriguez. He was suspected of armed robbery at a gas station.

Police on the scene say he did not comply with their orders. In a video of the encounter, you can see that Rodriguez drops a gun, but officers shot at him when he reached back into his pocket. Officers discovered he was not armed besides the gun he dropped. 


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