Tulsa Officer Shot During Traffic Stop Transferred To Rehab Facility

Wednesday, July 15th 2020, 9:19 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Tulsa police said an officer who was shot during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital July 15.

Police said Officer Aurash Zarkeshan was released from a hospital to be transferred to a rehab facility.

Zarkeshan is one of two officers shot during a traffic stop a few weeks ago. The other officer, Sgt. Craig Johnson, later died in a hospital from his wounds.

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Both the suspected shooter, David Ware, and his suspected getaway driver, Matt Hall, were arrested. In addition to murder, shooting with intent to kill and possession of a gun as a felon, David Ware is also charged with obstructing an officer and unlawful possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute.

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Officers said Zarkeshan is doing well and is making great progress.

They said the transfer to a rehab facility is a good thing.