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OSBI investigates fatal officer-involved shooting in Chickasha, Oklahoma

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Posted at 9:32 PM, Nov 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-19 22:32:12-05

CHICKASHA, Okla. -- One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Chickasha early Saturday morning.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says police responded to a call around 2 in the morning Saturday about a man with a gun.

When officers arrived and entered the house, agents say the suspect, Steve Vananda, grabbed a gun.

The suspect and the officer then exchanged fire, according to a statement from OSBI. The officer is now on paid administrative leave pending further investigation.

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