Agents investigating officer-involved shooting in Cherokee County
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say one man was treated for injuries after being shot by a Grand River Dam Authority police officer.
On Thursday morning, agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation were called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Cherokee County.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a Grand River Dam Authority officer was involved in a short pursuit of a man driving a stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle came to a stop when it crashed.
Investigators say the officer fired one round at the driver, who was identified as 25-year-old Marcus Allen Stopp. There were no shots fired at the officer.
Stopp was treated for a gunshot wound to his neck and was taken to the Cherokee County Jail on complaints related to the stolen vehicle.