Magdiel Sanchez, 35

A Deaf Oklahoma City Man Was Killed By Cops

A Deaf Oklahoma City Man Was Killed By CopsAn Oklahoma City man was killed by police after a citizen reported an hit and run accident around 8:15pm.

The officers from Oklahoma City Police Department found a vehicle in the 200 block of Southeast 57th Street that matched the description of the one in the accident.

Police located Magdiel Sanchez as he was holding a metal pipe. Unfortunately, the police officers were not aware of Sanchez being Deaf at the time of the shooting. Sanchez was not able to understand the police commands as he was tasered and shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene. One of the officers was placed on leave pending investigation.