BLANCHARD, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called upon to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Blanchard.
Officials say it all started around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night when dispatchers received a 911 call from a neighbor about a domestic disturbance in the downtown Blanchard area.
After speaking with a woman who lived at the home, officers heard a gunshot from inside the residence. When an officer went into the yard, investigators say 56-year-old Robert Rains came to the door with a rifle in his hand.
Officials say Raines was shot once and was taken to a local hospital.
The officer involved in the shooting was placed on administrative leave.