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OHP: Deputy shot in Ellis County

ELLIS COUNTY, Okla. – Officials report that a deputy has been shot during an officer involved shooting  in Ellis County Saturday afternoon.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Department said the shooting happened north of Highway 15 between Fargo and Gage.

The suspect was involved in a nine hour standoff with the police where OHP officials were called to assist with the barricaded suspect.

Following the nine hour standoff the suspects home caught on fire.

There cause of the fire is unknown at this time along with the condition of the deputy shot.

Suspect is 88 years old.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.