OSBI called to investigate officer-involved shooting in Blanchard

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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.

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