Tulsa Police on scene of officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa Friday morning

Posted at 10:29 AM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-10 00:27:43-04

TULSA -- The man shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa Friday has been identified as Joshua Anthony Barre, according to We The People. 

Police say Barre was holding two knives when he was shot. According to police, both Tulsa County deputies and Tulsa Police fired shots.

According to police, the shooting happened on the 4600 block of North Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.

Officers blocked roads near the initial scene and are wearing full riot gear. Our crews say protesters started throwing objects at police. The crowds appear to have since been dispersed. 

Community Resource Officer Popsey Floyd spoke with people on the other side of the crime scene tape, trying to calm crowds.

Barre's mother says her son was mentally ill. 

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