Man Dies In Overnight NW OKC Police Shooting


Friday, February 5th 2021, 3:40 am
By: News 9


Oklahoma City -

Oklahoma City Police said one man is dead after an overnight officer-involved shooting in northwest Oklahoma City.

According to authorities, around 11 p.m. Thursday, officers got a call about a domestic situation near Northwest 16th Street and North MacArthur Boulevard.

Police said they knew the suspect had a weapon before they arrived on the scene.

The suspect shot at officers, but did not hit anyone, police said. Officers returned fire, hitting and killing the suspect at the scene.

"When they did that, they were giving him commands. So they could see him and the subject started shooting at them. One of the officers returned fire, struck and killed the subject. He died there on the scene," said Captain Daniel Stewart.

The department said no officers were hurt during the shooting.

The suspect's name has not been released.

This is a developing story.