Owasso Settles Shooting Case

The city’s insurance will pay $300,000 to the estate of a suicidal man shot by police.

A federal lawsuit over the August 2002 fatal shooting of sword-wielding suicidal man by Owasso police has been settled for $300,000, Owasso City Attorney Julie Lombardi said Wednesday. Plaintiff’s attorney Guy Fortney said the case dealt with important issues concerning how police treat mentally ill people.