Poteau man killed in scuffle with Pa. officers

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SEWICKLEY, Pa.– Police in Pennsylvania say an Oklahoma man is dead after getting into a scuffle with authorities.

Officers were called to a burglar alarm at a home in a Pittsburg suburb Monday evening.

When they arrived, they found 27-year-old Robert Brooks, of Poteau, inside the home.

Officials say they got into a scuffle with Brooks, who was fatally shot during the altercation.

Police say a woman lived inside the home with her two children filed a protection order against Brooks after he allegedly sent her threatening text messages.