Children Injured In Hugo Officer Involved Shooting Released From Hospital

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 1:27 pm
By: News On 6

We are learning new information about an officer-involved shooting that sent three children to the hospital.

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The OSBI says two Hugo police officers confronted a man last Friday suspected of robbing a Choctaw County Pizza Hut. Agents say shots were fired and 21-year-old William Smith was treated and released then arrested.

Three children -- ages one, four, and five years old -- were in the truck and were also hurt. A fourth child escaped injury. 

The children were flown to a Tulsa hospital and have since been released. Smith is in jail on robbery charges.