Oklahoma City police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting in the metro early Tuesday morning.
Just before 2 a.m., Oklahoma City police received an armed robbery call with shots fired at a 7-Eleven near Czech Hall Road and Reno.
When officers arrived, they found one male dead at the scene.
Captain Larry Withrow with the Oklahoma City Police Department tells News 4 they received another 911 call that led officers to believe the suspect was located at a home near SW 29th and Sara Road.
Officers responded to the home where they found the suspect.
Authorities say the suspect opened fire on the officers with a handgun and officers returned fire, hitting the suspect and killing him.
The victim from the armed robbery has been identified as 63-year-old Ross Garrett.
The suspect fatally shot by officers has been identified as 39-year-old Justin Anderson.
The officers were placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
No other details have been released at this time.