Officer involved shooting investigated in Oklahoma City
By: Jay Dillon, Senior Digital Content Manager - email
The Oklahoma City Police Department said a suspect has been shot in NW Oklahoma City.
Police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said the suspect was shot near NW 17th and Portland around 6:30 Thursday night.
Officers tell FOX 25 police got a call about a man screaming and yelling at a tattoo parlor. By the time police got to the scene, they say the man was at a nearby laundromat. MSgt. Knight said the suspect, armed with a knife, charged an officer knocking the policeman to the ground. MSgt. Knight said the officer opened fire, hitting the suspect.
The suspect was taken to the hospital, but police did not have his condition.
The officer involved should be okay.
Fox 25 has a news team on the way to the scene. We'll bring you more information as it comes in to our newsroom.