- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma City police say a man with a BB pistol was shot and killed after trying to break into a home.

Police say a man who lived at the home heard someone trying to force their way inside about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The man said he picked up gun and opened the door to see three men and that two beginning running while the third man raised a pistol. The resident then shot and killed the man.

Police later determined that the pistol the dead man was holding is a BB gun.

The dead man has not been identified.

Police say the resident who fired the fatal shot was questioned and released.

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