One dead in officer-involved shooting

TULSA - A man was shot and killed by police at the Coppermill Apartments near 71st Street and Sheridan Road after officers were called to investigate a possible suicidal person.

Police say the suspect chased his roommate out of their apartment with knife and then would not come out.

After two hours the investigators say the man came out onto his balcony and pointed a gun at police.

An officer shot and killed the man.

Police discovered the gun was actually a BB gun.

The man's name has not been released and the officer is on routine administrative leave.

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