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Terence Crutcher Had PCP in System When Tulsa Police Shot Him, Toxicology Report Shows

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    Photo Courtesy Terence Crutcher's Family
    Terence Crutcher, seated center, in an undated photo provided by his family.

    A 40-year-old, unarmed man fatally shot by police last month had the hallucinogenic drug PCP in his system at the time of his death, according to results of a toxicology report released Tuesday.

    Terence Crutcher died in a Sept. 16 roadside encounter with Tulsa police officers, who were called to the scene on reports of a broken down SUV, NBC News reported.

    Several officers approached Crutcher, and one of them, Betty Shelby, fired at him while his hands were up beside the car, according to police. A second officer shot him with a Taser.

    Crutcher, hit in the chest, was pronounced dead soon after arriving at a nearby hospital.