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Man fatally shot by officer in southeastern Oklahoma

 


MILLERTON, Okla. (AP) — A law enforcement officer in southeastern Oklahoma fatally shot a man who authorities say was armed with a knife.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the fatal shooting happened Wednesday in Millerton, about 175 miles (281 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City. According to the OSBI, a McCurtain County sheriff's deputy and a Valliant police officer responded to a domestic altercation call and encountered a man, identified as 37-year-old Daniel Francisco Valenzuela.

Authorities say Valenzuela had forced his way into a home and ignored officers' commands...



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