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ENID,Okla.—Authorities say one man is dead after being shot by an officer in Enid.

Officials were called to the northeast side of Enid on Saturday around 7 p.m.

Police rushed to a home in the area after receiving a call about 36-year-old Jimmy Birchfield threatening to kill someone and their dogs.

When officers arrived, they say Birchfield confronted police with a weapon.

The OSBI is now investigating the shooting.

Right now, the officer who shot the suspect is on administrative leave.

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