Police officer runs over, kills woman shooting at officers in Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A city police officer is on paid leave after he used his patrol car to kill a woman as she exchanged gunfire with other officers.

The Tulsa Police Department says Officer Jonathan Grafton intentionally struck Madison Dickson, 21, on Saturday as she fired at Officer Kayla Johnson and Det. Ronnie Leatherman.

Police said Dickson was wanted for four gun-related incidents, including shooting a man in the head. Officers spotted her as she climbed into a pickup near an apartment complex. Dickson, the passenger, jumped out of the truck and was firing at the officers when Grafton hit her with his vehicle.

The department says Grafton is on paid leave.

Police say the driver of the truck was questioned and released.

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