A man was taken to a hospital with what police described as non life-threatening injuries after an officer shot him Tuesday afternoon.

Officers became involved in a pursuit with a sport utility vehicle in the 2200 block of North Sheridan Road about 3:50 p.m., Tulsa Police Department Capt. Richard Meulenberg said.

During the course of the pursuit, stop sticks were deployed and the vehicle came to a stop at the corner of Louisville Avenue and Pine Street. A short foot pursuit began when one person ran from the stopped vehicle, Meulenberg said.

The man stopped, turned around and drew a weapon on pursuing officers, Meulenberg said, and two officers fired their weapons in response.

The man was hit at least once in the upper chest and was taken to a hospital, he said.


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