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Tulsa Co. DA Rules Police Shooting Was Justified

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Tulsa Police say officer Jay Chiarito-Mazzarella fired at Steven Crowells, after Crowells attempted to back over the officer following a police pursuit. Tulsa Police say officer Jay Chiarito-Mazzarella fired at Steven Crowells, after Crowells attempted to back over the officer following a police pursuit.

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TULSA, OK -- The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office has ruled that Tulsa Police officer Jay Chiarito-Mazzarella was justified in using deadly force in the October 15 shooting of a 37-year-old Tulsa man.  

Steven Crowells died a week later at a Tulsa hospital. 

10/27/2009 Related story: Suspect Dies After Tulsa Police Shooting

Tulsa Police say officer Jay Chiarito-Mazzarella fired at Crowells, after Crowells attempted to back over the officer following a police pursuit. 

According to a news release from TPD, the report will now be presented to the Tulsa Police Department's shooting review board to ensure that Tulsa Police policy was followed during the incident.

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