GRANT, Okla.– An individual who was stated to be displaying a weapon was shot and eliminated by gatekeeper at the Choctaw Travel Plaza in Grant late Sunday night.
ChoctawNation Executive Director of Public Safety John Hobbs stated the scenario unfolded around 10: 30 p.m. when a staff member required security to handle an individual who was triggering a disruption.
“When an officer approached the individual, the individual pulled a gun and threatened the officer,”Hobbs stated in a composed declaration, including that the individual left while continuing to display the weapon. That’s when a 2nd officer got here.
“The officers ordered the individual to drop the gun, and the individual turned and pointed the gun at the officers. The officers opened fire and the individual was killed,”Hobbs stated.
Noone else was harmed.
Hobbsstated the names of the departed individual and the officers might not be launched.TheFBI is helping Choctaw Tribal Police with the examination.
Grantis 5 miles south of Hugo in Choctaw County.
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