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Man shot, killed by officers Was seen pointing firearm

Chronicle News Services

A man shot and killed by police early Monday in southwest Oklahoma City had been arrested twice in the past week, thought to have been high on PCP.

Officer Matthew Patten shot and killed Christopher Anthony Stone, 33, about 1 a.m. Monday at a 7-Eleven store at 2928 S. Meridian Ave., moments after Stone aimed a gun at officer, police said.

About 12:50 a.m., a clerk at the store called and said his brother was going there to shoot up the store.

Officers arrived and found an irate man holding a gun, police said.

When officers arrived, Stone was causing a disturbance and ran from the officers, police Capt. Bo Matthews said.

Stone pointed the gun at officers and Patten fired at Stone. Stone was struck by gunfire and was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:53 a.m.

On Tuesday, Stone was arrested just before midnight at NW 63 and Meridian Avenue. Officers had responded to a report of an unmanned car rolling down the street with a person chasing after it. Officers found Stone naked except for his socks, with his clothes piled on the...subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper