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Oklahoma City police officer Katie Lawson sits at the prosecutor's table. In background, right is defendant Vilma Escalante. Two teenage boys and their mother conspired to shoot officer Lawson the night the boys' father was pulled over for drunken driving because they feared he would be deported, prosecutors told a jury during opening statements in the trial of Hector Escalante, 19, Alex Mercado, 15 and Vilma Escalante.   Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman  ORG XMIT: KOD
Oklahoma City police officer Katie Lawson sits at the prosecutor's table. In background, right is defendant Vilma Escalante. Two teenage boys and their mother conspired to shoot officer Lawson the night the boys' father was pulled over for drunken driving because they feared he would be deported, prosecutors told a jury during opening statements in the trial of Hector Escalante, 19, Alex Mercado, 15 and Vilma Escalante. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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