Tahlequah police release bodycam video of officer-involved shooting
Disclaimer: The attached video is bodycam footage of a deadly officer-involved shooting. The contents may be disturbing to some viewers.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (KTUL) -- Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King spoke Friday at a news conference about last week's officer-involved shooting.
King offered a timeline of the incident with still images from bodycam video before a portion of the video was played.
Last Friday, Tahlequah officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a home on East Shawnee Terrace.
Upon arrival, King says officers encountered 49-year-old Dominic Rollice who armed himself with a hammer.
King says Rollice told the officers one of them was going to die that night.
After telling Rollice to drop the hammer multiple times, King says officers fired.
King says six shots and a Taser were fired at Rollice. He was pronounced dead at the Tahlequah hospital.
The shooting remains under investigation by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
Three officers are on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
The complete video was provided by King at the conclusion of Friday's news conference.