Shocking Video Shows Fatal Struggle For Officer’s Gun in OK City
By Bob Owens
Bad police tactics—more than likely the result of poor training—helped lead to the death of man with apparent mental health issues on a bus in Oklahoma City last month.
NewsOK.com has the background of this sad turn of events.
Police received a mental health call before the incident about a man praying at a southwest Oklahoma City church and banging his head on the ground. Police responded and found Chavez-Angles apparently upset about an impending divorce, Police Chief Bill Citty said.
An officer took Chavez-Angles to St. Anthony Hospital at 1:35 p.m. He was discharged from the hospital two hours later, at 3:35 p.m.
Soon after, police received a call about vandalism near NW 11 and N Walker Avenue. Witnesses reported seeing a man running from a vandalized vehicle with a large rock.
At 4:30 p.m., Chavez-Angles phoned his wife and let her know he was trying to get a ride home. Five minutes later, police received a report of a kidnapping. Chavez-Angles had gotten into a car with two women, who called 911 from the car, Citty said. Other witnesses also called police to alert them to the apparent hijacking.
Chavez-Angles jumped out of the car in …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms