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UPDATE (4:40 p.m.): Oklahoma Highway Patrol provided a more comprehensive update on the active shooter situation that ended with an armed robbery suspect shot and killed by authorities Saturday afternoon.

A Sedona, Ariz., agency notified OHP to be on the lookout for an armed robbery suspect.

An OHP trooper spotted the robbery suspect’s vehicle at Interstate 40 and Council and attempted to pull the vehicle over.

The suspect, whose name has not yet been released, did not comply and the chase was on. He began leading OHP troopers in a pursuit at around 12:30 p.m.

OHP officials said the suspect drove in a “very aggressive” manner and fired shots at police through the back windshield of his vehicle. The shots went through a law enforcement vehicle.

Authorities immobilized the suspect’s vehicle at mile marker 140.

The suspect exited his vehicle, grabbed a rifle and fired at law enforcement personnel. Authorities fired back, killing the suspect, officials said.

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The scene of an active shooter situation on Turner Turnpike.

No citizens or law enforcement officials were injured.

The scene is safe and secure, but Turner Turnpike will remain closed between mile markers 140 and 141 until at least 8 p.m.

UPDATE (2:50 p.m.): The Turner Turnpike shooting suspect was shot and killed by authorities, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol official confirmed.

UPDATE: The active shooting suspect is in custody, according to an OHP official.

Turner Turnpike remains closed both ways between mile markers 140 and 141.

Original Story

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City area law enforcement have a suspect barricaded after he allegedly fired at police and led authorities in a chase.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and Oklahoma City Police Department officers chased the suspect on Turner Turnpike Saturday afternoon.

An OHP official said the turnpike was shut down during the chase.

The official confirmed the suspect fired shots at law enforcement personnel, and said troopers and officers have the suspect barricaded with patrol vehicles on Turner Turnpike, near Hiwassee Road and mile marker 140.

A KFOR crew at the scene heard several shots fired from the area where law enforcement have the suspect barricaded.

Both eastbound and westbound directions of Turner Turnpike are closed between mile marker 140 and 141.

“Eastbound traffic is being diverted at I-35 and westbound traffic is being diverted at the Kickapoo Turnpike,” OHP officials said. 

No further details are currently available.

This is a developing situation. More information will be provided once available.