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OSBI: No Timeline For Report on Police Shooting
CUSHING, Okla. (AP) -- A spokeswoman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says agents investigating whether Cushing police were justified when they shot and killed a teenager are working to quickly complete a report on the incident -- but could not estimate when it would be finished.
OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown said Monday that agents are interviewing the officers involved in the shooting, any witnesses to the incident and analyzing the autopsy on 18-year-old Rabih Ozeir.
Ozeir was shot by Cushing officers late Thursday and died of his wounds Friday at a Tulsa hospital.
Cushing police asked the OSBI to investigate whether the shooting was justified. The officers involved are on paid administrative leave as the incident is investigated.
Brown says the OSBI will submit its findings to the Payne County district attorney.
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Posted: Monday, January 14 2013, 04:55 PM CST
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Pace slows in testing after Tulsa health scare
May 24, 2013 12:51 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Additional tests reveal no new cases of hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS among patients of a Tulsa oral surgeon accused of running dirty clinics.
The pace of people seeking testing has slowed. About 3,900 patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington have gone to state clinics for testing. In March, health departments urged testing for 7,000 patients. Just 54 patients sought tests within the past week.
Inspectors said they found unsanitary conditions inside Harrington's clinics at Tulsa and Owasso.
So far, 70 patients have tested positive for hepatitis C, five for hepatitis B and three for HIV, but there is no indication the diseases spread at the clinics. Health experts say the spread of disease in dental clinics is extremely rare.
Harrington is cooperating with the investigation.
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