Police Identify Suspect In Deadly NW OKC Officer-Involved Shooting

Monday, September 16th 2019, 10:39 am
By: Brieon Sumlin

The Oklahoma City Police Department has identified the suspect killed Sunday morning during an officer-involved shooting in northwest Oklahoma City. 

Officers responded to a trouble unknown call around 2 a.m. Sunday, September 15 near Northwest 25th Street and North Harvey Avenue. 


Police said when officers arrived the suspect, now identified as 28-year-old Brian Dryer, was pacing back and forth. According to authorities, Dryer had a knife and refused officers orders to drop the weapon. 

Police said Dryer ran towards the officers.

Two officers fired their weapons, shooting the suspect. 

Dryer was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The two involved officers, Sergeant Kevin Smith and Jeffrey Owen, have been placed on paid administration leave. 

The investigation is ongoing.