Man killed in officer-involved shooting

TULSA - Tulsa police and highway patrol troopers are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting.

Officials say a trooper made a traffic stop near 32nd West Avenue and 61st Street, but the suspect ran away.

The trooper followed and caught up with the suspect.  A short struggle ensued, and troopers say the suspect tried to grab the trooper's gun.

Investigators say the trooper shot the man twice.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

We learned this morning he left three children inside the car.

The trooper is on paid leave pending the investigation.  

2News will provide more information as it becomes available.

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