Anadarko Police Officer Shoots Himself Inside Police Department
ANADARKO, Oklahoma - An off-duty police officer kills himself inside the Anadarko Police Department.
According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Officer Ashley Burrus, 34, shot himself inside the lobby of the building.
Police say Burrus walked inside the police department, sat on lobby chair and shot himself one time in the chest with a handgun. Paramedics were called to the scene but were unable to save his life. Anadarko Police called OSBI to work the case. The medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy.
Agents searched Burrus' home for evidence. From the information and evidence gathered so far, it appears Burrus was going through domestic problems.
Investigators will send a completed report to the district attorney's office.