Man in custody after high-speed chase turns into officer-involved shooting in S.E. Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY - A man is in custody after a high-speed chase turned into an officer-involved shooting in southeast Oklahoma City.

Around 3:20 a.m., an Oklahoma City police officer attempted to pull over a driver near I-40 and Eastern.

However, police say the suspect refused to pull over and led police on a high-speed chase.

At one point during the chase, the suspect rammed a police cruiser.

That is when an officer fired his gun towards the suspect, officials said.

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper, who was assisting with the chase, used a tactical maneuver near I-35 and S.E. 66th to stop the suspect's vehicle.

The suspect was taken into custody.  He has been identified as 54-year-old George Dewayne Hanna.

Police say that the vehicle the suspect was driving was reported stolen.

Suspect in custody after leading police on high-speed chase

The officer who discharged his weapon, Sergeant Joshua Castlebury, has been placed on routine paid administrative leave.

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