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Man killed, woman hurt in police shooting in Oklahoma


December 26, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on a gun wielding man, killing him, after a two-hour standoff in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, police said.

Police Capt. Larry Withrow said the 60-year-old man who was killed Tuesday evening also shot and wounded a female hostage who was in the driver's seat of a vehicle with him.

The man, identified as Elray Barber, died at the scene, and the woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Withrow said. Her condition has improved and she is expected to be released from the hospital on Wednesday, he said...

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