Man Accused Of Shooting And Killing Tulsa Police Sergeant, Injuring Officer To Appear In Court

On Monday, the man accused of shooting and killing a Tulsa Police Sergeant and injuring an officer is scheduled to appear in court. David Ware, who is accused of shooting Tulsa Police Sergeant Craig Johnson and Officer Auresh Zareshan during a traffic stop in June, is facing multiple charges including first-degree murder and shooting with intent to kill.

Monday, December 7th 2020, 7:06 am

By: News On 6, Rachel Roberts


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On Monday, the man accused of shooting and killing a Tulsa Police Sergeant and injuring an officer is scheduled to appear in court.

David Ware, who is accused of shooting Tulsa Police Sergeant Craig Johnson and Officer Auresh Zarkeshan during a traffic stop in June, is facing multiple charges including first-degree murder and shooting with intent to kill.

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Following the shooting Sergeant Johnson died in the hospital while Officer Zarkeshan spent months in rehab recovering from his injuries and was released from an out-of-state treatment center in October.

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Ware has been held at the Tulsa County Jail since June 29th without bond.

According to court documents, pre-trial hearings are also set to start for Matthew Hall on Monday. Hall is accused of being the getaway driver after the shooting.

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Court documents show Ware's jury trial is scheduled to start June 7th.

Ware's pre-trial hearing is set to begin at 9:30 a.m.

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