Two people killed in shoot-out in southeast Oklahoma City

Members of the U.S. Marshals Metro Fugitive Task Force were attempting to serve felony warrants on two people at a hotel near Interstate 35 and SE 44 when the shoot-out occurred, police said.
From staff reports Modified: April 9, 2013 at 11:41 pm •  Published: April 9, 2013

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Two are killed in shoot-out in OKC

Two people are dead after a shoot-out with law enforcement officers Tuesday night. Their identities have not been released. No officers were injured in the incident, Oklahoma City police Capt. Dexter Nelson said. From a briefing at the scene, Nelson said that about 7:40 p.m., members of the U.S. Marshals Metro Fugitive Task Force were attempting to serve felony warrants on two people at a hotel near Interstate 35 and SE 44, Nelson said.

The pair were spotted by officers, but attempted to flee in a vehicle. After police vehicles collided with the suspects' vehicle, shots were fired and officers returned fire, he said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and another pronounced dead at a hospital, Nelson said. The investigation is very preliminary, with Oklahoma City police, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and U.S. Marshals on the scene, he said.

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