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OSBI investigating police shooting near Vinita

VINITA — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Kansas man was treated and released from a hospital after he was shot by police in northeastern Oklahoma.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: February 20, 2013
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VINITA — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Kansas man was treated and released from a hospital after he was shot by police in northeastern Oklahoma.

Authorities say two Vinita police officers and an officer from the Big Cabin Police Department were involved a pursuit with a vehicle early Wednesday near the junction of U.S. 69 and Oklahoma 66.

OSBI says 24-year-old Michael O'Mara of Wichita allegedly turned his vehicle around and started driving toward the officers, who opened fire.

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