Oklahoma City police release more details regarding officer-involved shooting
OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities with the Oklahoma City Police Department are releasing more information related to the shooting of a man on Sunday morning.
Around 1:13 a.m. on Sunday, officers tried to pull over 20-year-old Dorles Ellis in the 2900 block of S. Western Ave.
However, investigators say Ellis ran from the scene on foot. As officers searched for Ellis, one officer found him and confronted him in the driveway of a home in the 3000 block of S. Klein.
During that confrontation, officials say that Ellis was shot. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but is expected to survive.
Once Ellis is released from the hospital, authorities say he will be arrested on charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance without a prescription, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and disregarding a traffic control device.
The officer who shot Ellis has been placed on administrative leave.