James Matthew Rogers Killed by Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Delaware County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
E0575 and N4590
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Two suspects were driving what police said was a stolen car and were spotted by an OHP trooper and a Delaware County sheriff's deputy. The officers pursued the suspects for about 2 miles before the suspects turned onto 575 Road, crashing the vehicle in a field, then fleeing on foot. One suspect fled and the other suspect broke into a mobile home, taking a hostage. About 50 officers with the Grand River Dam Authority Police, Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Colcord and Kansas police departments and OHP responded around 10 a.m. As the man held a disabled man at gunpoint, police charged the trailer and shot and killed the man.

Victim's Name: James Matthew Rogers

Agency Responsible: Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Delaware County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: White

Date of Death: April 9, 2018

County: Delaware

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Washington Post Database ID: 4262

Geography: Rural

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