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Tulsa cop mows down armed woman with his cruiser, 21-year-old Madison Sueann Dickson, who’d dropped out of drug rehab was wanted for armed robbery and attempted murder

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Police cruiser mowed down armed woman in Tulsa Oklahoma, Saturday
21-year-old Madison Sueann Dickson
Madison Dickson, was running from police moments before she is run over
Police say she was firing the gun while being chased
Dickson suspected of gun related crime spree died after police car runs her over following shootout 
Dickson had dropped out of a drug-treatment center about three months before her crime spree
She had been charged with shooting with intent to kill, two counts assault with a dangerous weapon, unauthorized use of a vehicle, attempted larceny and discharging a firearm in a public place 
Madison Dickson1.pngThe face of wasted youth: A totally different take of Madison Sueann Dickson, barely three months after she came off sobriety in a drug rehab program 

Madison Dickson opted out of a long-term residential drug-treatment program after thirteen month.
Giving the chance to escape her drug troubled youth by a sympathetic judge, 21-year-old Dickson chose not to graduate from the program at the  Teen Challenge Freedom House Women’s Center, a residential drug-treatment facility in Checotah, but her friend Three months later she slipped back into her old habits and died in the commission of a crime.
On Saturday a Tulsa police officer mowed down an armed  Dickson who popped off a few rounds from her pistol at cops, with his police cruiser during a chase.
The incident unfolded Saturday at around 2:24 p.m. at 89th Street and Harvard Avenue, near Jenks East Elementary School, Tulsa World reported. Three months before police killed her, 21-year-old Madison Dickson was 13-months sober living at a treatment facility in Tulsa.
Dickson was struck and killed by a Tulsa police cruiser during a firefight with officers following a pursuit that came to a tragic end on Saturday afternoon. Her death ended a weeklong manhunt that resulted from her alleged involvement in a series of gun-related crimes in which two people were shot.
Investigators also believe Dickson’s associates, including the man who drove her during the pursuit, had ties to the Irish Mob, though it was unclear whether she was involved with the gang.

Madison Dickson at the Teen Challenge Freedom House Women's Center, a residential drug-treatment facility in Checotah.jpg
Madison Sueann Dickson stayed 13 months sober while in rehab at the at the Teen Challenge Freedom House Women’s Center, a residential drug-treatment facility in Checotah, Okla.

Police in Tulsa, released three videos Thursday from the confrontation Madison Sueann Dickson. About 20 seconds into the video, police can be heard saying, “She’s running!” and then, “Shots fired!”
Five seconds later, 21-year-old Madison Sueann Dickson is seen running down a sidewalk. She appears to be holding a black object in her hand, which police identified as a gun, the paper reported.
Moments later, the police car drove up on the sidewalk and rammed into her, causing her to fall, and go beneath the hood. Only then does the officer, Jonathan Grafton, bring the car to a halt.

One of the unedited videos shows part of the encounter from several yards away. The other shows the inside of a patrol vehicle.
The edited video begins at 2:24 p.m. Saturday with officers turning onto a roadway at 89th Street and Harvard Avenue, near Jenks East Elementary School.
Just under a minute into the video, multiple shots are fired while Dickson isn’t in the frame. Officers tell dispatchers shots have been fired.
Multiple patrol cars are at the scene, and officers outside their vehicles have weapons drawn.
A few moments later, Dickson appears in the right side of the frame running on a sidewalk away from officers. She has a black object in her right hand that police later identified as a gun.
While running, she turns her torso toward the approaching police cruiser and points the gun toward the vehicle. The officer in the vehicle drives toward Dickson, who still has the gun in her hand and appears to be yelling as she runs on the sidewalk.
Moments after that, at just past 2:25 p.m., the vehicle strikes Dickson, and she can be seen falling and going beneath the hood. The officer, identified as Jonathan Grafton, a 6-year veteran,then stops his vehicle. Grafton, remains on paid administrative leave pending the investigation of his use of deadly force, Officer Leland Ashley said.
Officer Kayla Johnson and Detective Ronnie Leatherman fired their guns during the exchange, Ashley has said.

In the week before her confrontation with police on March 18, Dickson was implicated in a string of gun-related crimes.
She is believed to be thesuspect who shot a man in the head, two days before her death. The man continued driving after being wounded and collided with another  vehicle.
The victim said he was shot by a red-headed white woman. Investigators said the woman might have been a passenger in the man’s car but got out after the shooting.
The man was in critical condition when he was taken to a hospital.
A few hours before that shooting, Tulsa police announced that they had tied Dickson to a series of gun-related crimes committed on March 11 and 12.
Dickson was accused of being involved in a March 11 theft from a Best Buy store. She discharged a firearm during that incident, according to the police statement.

Madison Dickson (right) and friend Brittany Stieber (left) at the Teen Challenge Freedom House Women's Center, a residential drug-treatment facility in Checotah.jpg
Brittany Stieber [left], graduated from  the Teen Challenge Freedom House Women’s Center, a residential drug-treatment facility in Checotah, but her friend Madison Dickson [right] opted out after thirteen month. Three months later she slipped back into her old habits and died in the commission of a crime.

The following day, Dickson shot a woman outside the Walgreens store, Walker alleged.

Dickson and an unidentified man approached a woman outside the store and demanded that she get out of her car. Dickson then shot the woman in the arm when she didn’t move, police said.

Dickson reportedly, also was among a group of women who later that day attempted to steal a license plate from a vehicle parked outside a movie theater. An employee said a woman matching Dickson’s description pointed a gun.

Dickson was charged with shooting with intent to kill, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, unauthorized use of a vehicle, attempted larceny and discharging a firearm in a public place, according to court records.

Those who knew her said Madison Dickson struggled throughout their teenage years with drug addiction and fell in with the wrong crowds. After being charged in 2015 with stealing a sheriff’s deputy’s patrol vehicle, Dickson wrote a letter to the district judge overseeing her case to apologize for her “reckless and dangerous actions.”
In the letter, Dickson cites a lack of parental guidance and asked to be checked into a drug rehab to stay clean.
“I would like a chance to prove that I can function in society and not become a statistic,” she wrote. “… If you could find it to forgive me and give me one last chance I will show everyone that I can succeed and also show myself I am worth something and that I am also worth fighting for.”
The judge obliged and ordered Dickson be taken to the Freedom House to complete its rehabilitation program. She checked into the Teen Challenge Freedom House Women’s Center, a long-term faith-based residential facility in Checotah that helps women overcome substance abuse and other life-controlling issues.
She left in January 2017 after 13 months, without completing her programme despite a court mandate that she finish her treatment.
Dickson stayed sober for the 13 months she lived at the Freedom House and made a genuine effort to change her life around, But it didn’t last long once she fell in with her old crowd again, on the outside

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