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OSBI and Tahlequah Police investigate fatal officer-involved shooting

OSBI and Tahlequah Police investigate fatal officer-involved shooting (KTUL)

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (KTUL) – OSBI and Tahlequah police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Tahlequah.

Friday night the Tahlequah Police Department received a disturbance call at 417 E. Shawnee Terrace. When they arrived, they found Dominic Rollice, 49, refusing to leave the area.

Authorities say when officers made contact with Rollice, he picked up a hammer. Officers told Rollice multiple times to put down the hammer.

Rollice refused and lunged towards officers. Two officers fired their weapons.

OSBI reports Rollice was transported to an area hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

The Tahlequah Police Department requested OSBI special agents to investigate this fatal shooting.

Once the investigation has been thoroughly worked, special agents will give the district attorney a comprehensive, written report according to the OSBI.

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