OKCPD investigating an officer-involved shooting in SW OKC

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OKLAHOMA CITY - It was late Saturday evening when a call came into police that a man wearing camouflage was walking around an area in southwest Oklahoma City with a gun.

Police arrived to the scene near SW 59th and Walker around 5:45 p.m. to confront the man.

"He presented a firearm and the officers discharged their firearms striking at the suspect," said Captain Bo Mathews with the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Officers gave orders to the suspect to drop his weapon. Cpt. Mathews said the incident lasted about 30 minutes.

"There was comment where he said, go ahead and shoot me," said Cpt. Mathews.

Police say they aren't sure if the suspect pointed his gun at police, but Cpt. Mathews said it was shown and police fired their weapons.

Three officers fired their guns.

"The officers did give verbal commands to drop the gun. This encounter took a little over 30 minutes to expire," he said.

Police say they are reviewing body camera video and they have about six officers who were on the scene that witnessed the shooting.

No officers were shot.

The suspect was taken to the hospital where police say he’ll likely survive his injuries. It is unknown how many times the suspect was shot and where he was hit.

The three officers that did fire their weapons will be placed on paid administrative leave throughout the investigation.

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