Investigation underway following officer-involved shooting near Okarche

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting near Okarche Monday afternoon.

Police responded to the scene just north of Okarche on U.S. Highway 81.

Canadian County officials say they were assisting with a pursuit with Grady County when shots were fired.

No law enforcement officers were hit, and the suspect driving a stolen vehicle was shot. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called to help investigate the incident.

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