Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation looking into Craig County police-involved shooting

CRAIG COUNTY, Okla. - Vinita police have requested assistance from state agents with an investigation into a Craig County police-involved shooting.

According to officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, two Vinita officers and an officer with Big Cabin Police Department initiated a pursuit near Highway 69 and Highway 66. 

The suspect's vehicle traveled down a dead end road before it turned around and drove toward officers.

OSBI officials say the officers fired at the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Michael O'Mara, of Wichita, Kan.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

O'Mara was booked into the Craig County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

The officers' names are being withheld while the investigation is ongoing.

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