UPDATE: OSBI releases first details in overnight officer involved shooting, dash cam footage released
COMANCHE, Okla. (TNN) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations has released the latest details as they continue to investigate an overnight officer involved shooting in Comanche, Okla.
According to the OSBI, shortly before midnight the Cotton County Sheriff’s Department attempted to pull over a vehicle for speeding and not having a license plate.
The Walters Police Department joined the pursuit as the suspect continued speeding east towards Stephens County on Highway 53.
Officials say the chase stretched for 20 miles reaching speeds of 100 mph. When they entered the town of Comanche, officers attempted to use stop sticks to bring the chase to an end.
The suspects drove through a ditch, losing control of the vehicle. In an attempt to elude officers the suspects nearly hit multiple officers on the scene. Shots were fired at that time.
Both suspects were struck by the gunfire and transported to the Duncan Regional Hospital.
The OSBI says the vehicle involved was stolen out of New Mexico.
The identities of the suspects has not yet been released.
Three officers involved in the shooting, one from Stephens County, one from Cotton County and one from the Walters Police Department, have been placed on administrative leave while the OSBI investigates.
We will continue to update this story as new information is released.
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