Oklahoma Watches and Warnings

I-44 eastbound closed in Tulsa for officer-involved shooting investigation

TULSA, Okla. – Police told Fox 23 I-44 eastbound has been shut down due to an officer-involved shooting Friday evening.

Authorities in Tulsa say the suspect caused a disturbance at a restaurant and shot one victim in the arm.

The suspect then went to another restaurant next door and shot a second victim in the chin.

When police arrived on scene, the suspect attempted to hide. When officers located him, he crossed north to south on I-44.

During this time, officers say he pointed his gun at vehicles.

An officer fatally shot the suspect once with his rifle.

Both victims have non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have not identified the suspect at this time.

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