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Officials identify man killed in officer involved shooting

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Update: 2:25 p.m. – Officials have identified the man who was killed in Monday’s officer-involved shooting as 45-year-old Jesse Castillo Jr.

The Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.

Once the report is complete, the District Attorney will determine if the shooting was justified.

 

HENRYETTA, Okla. – One Texas man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation says a red Dodge pickup truck was traveling the wrong way on I-40 west of Henryetta, Oklahoma this morning.

OSBI officials say Creek Nation Lighthorse and Henryetta police tried repeatedly to get the man to stop his truck.

According to KJRH, officials say a Light Horse officer eventually fired his weapon, hitting the driver and sending the truck into a ditch.

The driver was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A female passenger was not injured.