Officer-involved shooting kills one at OKC rap concert

Posted on: 7:27 am, July 12, 2013, by and , updated on: 03:06pm, July 12, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in OKC overnight.

Two officers were patrolling an area near Exchange and Klein Ave. during a rap concert where the shooting happened.

After 10 p.m. Thursday, the two officers found 24-year-old Brian Simms Jr.passed out inside a car.

Police said they noticed a gun in the waistband of the man’s pants.

Officers asked Simms to put away the gun but he didn’t listen, causing the officer to use deadly force.

The officer who fired the fatal shot is on paid leave during the investigation.