OKC Police Shoot And Kill A Deaf Man Despite Witnesses Yelling 'He Can't Hear'
An Oklahoma City police officer is under investigation after he shot and killed a deaf man.
Police say 35-year-old Madgiel Sanchez was outside on the porch, holding what appeared to be a two-foot long metal pipe. Sergeant Christopher Barnes and another man told Sanchez to drop it. When he didn't, police tased Sanchez and then shot and killed him.
According to reports, the officers ignored witnesses who told them Sanchez was deaf.
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