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Chief Gary Crosby
Tecumseh Police Department
109 W Washington St
Tecumseh, OK 74873
Phone: (405) 598-2115
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Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed during a foot pursuit. On March 26, 2017, Officer Terney pulled over a vehicle and the suspect began to flee on foot. Officer Terney was able to deploy his Taser; however, the Taser had no effect on the suspect. The suspect then shot at Officer Terney several times and Officer Terney was able to return fire. Officer Terney was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds. The suspect was also transported to the hospital and his condition is unknown. Officer Terney is the 9th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the first officer fatality from the state of Oklahoma.