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OSBI investigates fatal Sallisaw officer-involved shooting


January 21, 2018

SALLISAW, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it's looking into an officer-involved shooting in which a 37-year-old man was mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers in Sallisaw.

Investigators say the shooting occurred about 10:45 p.m. Sunday after an officer pulled over a car driven by Duane Atchley in a hospital parking lot. Officers say Atchley physically assaulted the officer as well as a second officer who arrived to assist.

At some point the first officer shot Atchley, who died from the gunshot wound. The OSBI did not identify the officers involv...

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