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Police investigate officer-involved shooting in downtown Tulsa

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 14:48:38-04

TULSA, Okla. — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in downtown Tulsa, according to the Tulsa Police Department.

Officers were driving in the area Wednesday evening near West 11th Street and South Boulder Avenue when they heard shots fired.

Police said they found one male shot in the leg lying on the ground, and then he pointed the police to his shooter.

The shooter was waving his gun in the air, and he was asked to put the gun down but didn’t, according to police. One of the officers fired one round, shooting the suspect in the abdomen.

The suspect was arrested and taken to a local hospital. Police said the victim and suspect did not know each other and both are expected to survive.

Police told 2 Works for You the shooting did not involve any protesters.

The officer who shot the suspect has been placed on administrative leave.

This is a developing story.

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