1 Dead In Early Morning Police Shooting In SW OKC

Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 3:33 am
By: News 9

Oklahoma City -

Police said one person is dead after a shooting involving officers, Wednesday morning in southwest Oklahoma City.

According to authorities, two Cleveland County deputies stopped a vehicle near Southwest 89th Street and South Pennsylvania Avenue. An OKC officer joined them to check in.

There were three male's inside the vehicle. One of the men was a juvenile.

Authorities said one of the deputies noticed the adult white male in the back seat had a firearm.

Police said the suspect pointed the gun at the officers. All three officers fired shots and killed the man in the back seat. The other two men were uninjured.

Authorities are unsure of how the situation escalated.

Captain Larry Withrow said the OKC officer was wearing a body camera but the other deputies were not.

This is a developing story.