- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

KIOWA, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has released the name of the man who was fatally shot by a Kiowa police officer.

The OSBI says 50-year-old Marvin Washington died Monday after being shot by the officer in southeastern Oklahoma.

Law officers say the shooting occurred about 2 a.m. Monday after the officer stopped Washington for speeding. The OSBI says the officer was frisking Washington when he felt a gun in his coat pocket and Washington began to struggle with the officer and tried to pull the weapon from his pocket.

The OSBI says the officer shot Washington after warning him several times to stop.

The officer’s name hasn’t been released.

The OSBI will provide a report on the shooting to the district attorney, who will determine if it was justified.

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