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OSBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Kiowa Monday morning

Posted at 1:00 PM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 20:42:53-05

KIOWA, Okla. -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the man killed during an officer-involved shooting in Kiowa Monday morning.

OSBI says Marvin Washington, 50, died after being transported to the hospital.

Police say the shooting happened just after 2 a.m. during a traffic stop at the Sinclair gas station on the 700 block of Highway 69.

Police say the officer was conducting a frisk when he felt a gun in the driver's pocket. The man then began to struggle with the officer and attempted to pull the gun from his pocket.

After the officer told the man to stop several times, the officer shot the man, according to a press release.

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