Tulsa Police: Man Injured In Officer-Involved Shooting

Thursday, May 26th 2022, 6:54 am
By: Gabe Castillo

TULSA, Oklahoma -

Tulsa Police say a man is recovering after an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday night.

According to the police, officers were responding to a domestic dispute around 10 p.m. near 11th and Yale when the suspect allegedly began speeding toward officers, leading them to fire at him. Police say the suspect has hit by the gunfire and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police identified the suspect as Merle Poffenberger and say he is still alive and was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

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