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Fatal police shooting prompts protests in Oklahoma

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Photographer Nick Oxford is outside Tulsa police headquarters.>> The protests were peaceful. A few people from the back were yelling loudly for the arrest of Betty Shelby. And the police presence was almost nonexistent except for several officers at the end of the street blocking off traffic.
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>> Tuesday, the Tulsa World newspaper reported that police found the drug PCP in Crutcher's vehicle. A lawyer for officer Shelby said she fired her weapon after he failed to comply with commands, saying her training led her to think he was showing signs of being under the influence of the drug.
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A lawyer for Crutcher's family says that shouldn't be seen as a cause to fire a weapon, according to the newspaper. Monday, Tulsa's Police Chief said he found the video of Crutcher's shooting very disturbing. Officer Shelby is on administrative leave. The Department of Justice has launched a separate civil rights investigation into the incident.