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UPDATE: Man shot in officer-involved shooting in Lawton expected to survive

Officers shot a man in the chest who refused to lower his weapon late Saturday, but he is expected to survive. A previous report indicated the man died from his injuries.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 18, 2014 at 1:37 pm •  Published: May 18, 2014

A man shot by police late Saturday is expected to survive his injuries.

About 9:45 p.m., police responded to 1501 NW Williams St. on a call that a man, later identified as Duffy Randolph Ahhaity, 40, locked himself inside a bedrooom in the possession of a firearm. Officers spoke with Ahhaity through the door before hearing a loud bang, police said.

When officers entered the room, Ahhaity had fled through a broken window. Officers outside the home confronted him and he and refused police orders to lower his firearm. Ahhaity was then shot by officers in the upper chest and taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery, police said.

Two officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave as the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation looks into the case, police said.

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