Deputy-involved shooting suspect identified
SHAWNEE, Okla. — Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the man killed in the fatal shooting involving a deputy.
Agents identifying the man as 39-year-old Jonathan William LeRoy of McLoud.
According to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department, the shooting happened near Memorial and Fishmarket Road.
Just before 7 o’clock deputies were called out to a home in the area about a man who was allegedly attacking family members inside.
A short distance from the home a deputy identified Leroy walking down the side of the road matching the suspect description.
Deputies say the LeRoy was carrying a baseball bat. Once the deputy approached the he began swinging the bat. Agents say the deputy then fired his weapon.
Deputies say a LeRoy was transported to the hospital in Shawnee where he later died. The man’s name has not yet been released.