By Bob Owens
Suspected meth dealer and illegal weapon trafficker Eric Courtney Harris, 44, was resisting arrest and making what is often called a “furtive moment” when officer Robert Charles Bates, 73 shot him. In most situations, such a shooting would be viewed by most as clear-cut justifiable homicide.
This fact isn’t likely to assuage the feelings of critics who can’t fathom why a 73-year-old Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) reserve deputy is on a Violent Crimes Task Force, nor why he couldn’t tell the difference between his duty weapon and a taser.
TCSO said investigators are still investigating …read more
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