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DA Says Muskogee Officers Justified In July Shooting

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Angel Cerda. Angel Cerda.
MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma -

The Muskogee County District Attorney said three Muskogee police officers were justified when they shot and wounded a man earlier in July.

Officers Chansey McMillan, Nick Ford, and Jason Steele have been on paid leave since the July 9th shooting.

7/23/2014 Related Story: Muskogee Police Release Names Involved In Officer-Involved Shooting

Investigators said Angel Cerda was shot in the legs and abdomen when he lunged at the officers with a knife. The officers were responding to a stabbing call.

Cerda recovered and is now being held in the Muskogee County jail. 

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