OSBI Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting In McCurtain - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS

OSBI Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting In McCurtain County

Posted: Updated:
McCURTAIN COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in McCurtain County.

The McCurtain County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a man, armed with a gun, walking down a road and threatening to kill people near the town of Tom on April 30. When deputies arrived they were told the man, later identified as Devin Hawkins, 32, had run into a wooded area.

While patrolling the area, a deputy said he saw a pickup truck leaving a home on Jasper Hollow Road near the area where the Hawkins was seen. The deputy pulled over the vehicle and the driver, who lived at the home, told the deputy he was giving the passenger, whom he did not know, a ride, according to authorities.

The deputy asked the passenger if he had a weapon and Hawkins showed the deputy a gun in his waistband, officials said. Hawkins then grabbed the handgun and put it to his head, officers said.

Another deputy and the sheriff arrived at the scene and tried to get Hawkins to put down the gun and get out of the truck, investigators said. Hawkins refused and pointed the gun at the sheriff, firing at least one time, deputies said.

The deputies then shot Hawkins, killing him, according to officers. No one else was injured. OSBI special agents arrived on the scene shortly after and conducted interviews and documented the scene.

Agents will provide the district attorney a full report of the incident. The district attorney will determine if the shooting was justified. Hawkins was from Foreman, Arkansas.  

  • NewsMore>>

  • Apparent Tornado Causes Damage At Riverwind Casino In Norman

    Apparent Tornado Causes Damage At Riverwind Casino In Norman

    Damage was reported in Norman Saturday night after an apparent tornado hit the Riverwind Casino along Highway 9. News 9 Storm Trackers Val and Amy Castor were at the scene at about 8:45 p.m. when a tornado spun up quickly before moving eastward along Highway 9. While there have been no reports of injuries, there has been reports of damage in the area, including downed power poles, downed trees and part of the Riverwind Casino sustaining damage. There have also been reports of water ...

    More >>

    Damage was reported in Norman Saturday night after an apparent tornado hit the Riverwind Casino along Highway 9. News 9 Storm Trackers Val and Amy Castor were at the scene at about 8:45 p.m. when a tornado spun up quickly before moving eastward along Highway 9. While there have been no reports of injuries, there has been reports of damage in the area, including downed power poles, downed trees and part of the Riverwind Casino sustaining damage. There have also been reports of water ...

    More >>
  • Silver Alert Issued For Moore Man

    Silver Alert Issued For Moore Man

    Moore Police issued a Silver Alert for 71-year-old Ronald Haggy late Saturday. Haggy is a white male who was last seen wearing a bright orange shirt and sweatpants of unknown color. Haggy was last seen at the Hillcrest Senior Center at 2120 N Broadway. Anybody with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Moore Police.More >>
    Moore Police issued a Silver Alert for 71-year-old Ronald Haggy late Saturday. Haggy is a white male who was last seen wearing a bright orange shirt and sweatpants of unknown color. Haggy was last seen at the Hillcrest Senior Center at 2120 N Broadway. Anybody with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Moore Police.More >>

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.