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'He Can't Hear You!': Deaf Man Killed by OKC Police as Neighbors Scream

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A deaf man carrying a metal pipe was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police Tuesday as neighbors frantically tried to tell cops that he couldn't hear their commands.
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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. Magdiel Sanchez, 35, wasn't obeying the officers' commands before one shot him with a gun and the other with a Taser on Tuesday night, police Capt. Bo Mathews said at a news conference. He said witnesses were yelling "he can't hear you" before the officers fired, but they didn't hear them.
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Pipe-wielding suspect killed by officers was deaf, police say

Pipe-wielding suspect killed by officers was deaf, police say

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The Oklahoma City officers were investigating a hit-and-run before the shooting.
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Oklahoma City cops shoot & kill deaf man, despite warnings

Oklahoma City cops shoot & kill deaf man, despite warnings

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The man shot dead by police in Oklahoma City on Tuesday was deaf, it has emerged. Witnesses say that bystanders told the officers the man could not hear, but they opened fire anyway.
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The Latest: Witnesses yelled 'he can't hear' before shooting

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OKLAHOMA CITY - The Latest on a man holding a stick who was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer : 10:20 a.m. Authorities say Oklahoma City officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them with a metal pipe in his hands apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf.
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