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Timestamp8/23/14 15:09
Date Searched16-Mar-11
StateOK - Oklahoma
CountyTulsa
CityTulsa
Victim NameMarvin Dion Alexander
Victim's Age31
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryA Tulsa Police officer shot and killed a man at the Fairmont Terrace apartments at 61st and Peoria Wednesday afternoon. The man has been identified as 31-year-old Marvin Dion Alexander. A search of Oklahoma Department of Corrections website shows that Alexander has a lengthy record dating back to 1998. He has served time for drug, burglary and weapons charges. The shooting was reported at about 3:20 p.m. Tulsa Police spokesman Officer Leland Ashley told News On 6 a U.S. Marshall was attempting to question Alexander when he took off running. The marshall and two members of the Tulsa Police Department's gang unit gave chase. According to Ashley the man ran through a breezeway at the apartment complex, and when an officer came around the corner, the officer saw that the man was reaching for a gun so the officer opened fire.
Source Linkhttp://www.newson6.com/story/14265037/tulsa-officer-involved-in-fatal-shooting
ShootingsYes
County StateTulsa OK - Oklahoma
Year2011