30 seconds after they stepped out of their vehicle, two Tulsa officers were
forced to open fire on an armed man.
Tulsa, OK – Police have released
bodycam footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred outside of a
Tulsa hotel on Monday (video below).
The incident occurred outside the
Extended Stay Hotel, approximately 30 seconds after Tulsa Police Department
Gang Unit Officers Chris Beyerl and Shawn Hickey stopped to speak with several
men who were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot, Tulsa World
The area was a known hub for drug
trafficking and other criminal activity, police said, according to KOKI.