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Man who fled fatal shooting scene later killed by police

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say a man who fled from officers at a home where a woman was fatally shot was later shot and killed by officers after pointing a gun at them following a vehicle pursuit.

Police Capt. Larry Withrow says the man was shot Monday after exiting his car and pointing the weapon at officers in northwest Oklahoma City.

Police say the man fled officers as they arrived at a home to investigate reports of gunfire. Police say a woman found wounded inside the home later died. No names have been released.

Withrow said six officers at the scene of the fatal shooting of the man were not injured and are on paid leave. It was not immediately known if the man is suspected in the woman’s death.

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