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Altus Officer-Involved Shooting

One man is injured after an officer-involved shooting in Altus Saturday. It happened around 2 p.m. when police say an officer on patrol recognized a man who had a warrant out for his arrest. 

The suspect was then seen running from a home on the 1200 block of West Frisco Street up to the intersection of South Hickman and West Wingfield Street. The suspect hid behind a car, and police say that's when the officer saw him pull out a gun. The officer then shot the suspect.

The bullet grazed the left side of the suspect's chest. He was then transported to Jackson County Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  The suspect's identity has not been released.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.

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