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2 Men Die in Separate Police Shootings in Oklahoma

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says two men were fatally shot by law enforcement officers in separate incidents Wednesday.

Investigators say Ponca City officers confronted a man who was reportedly assaulting a delivery man with what appeared to be a tire iron early Wednesday. The OSBI says officers shot the man after he reportedly threatened them with the weapon.

In the other shooting, a man who had been pulled over by an Elk City officer ran into a Burns Flat neighborhood after his car stalled Wednesday. Investigators say the man was trying to force his way inside a home when he turned toward the officer with a gun in his hand. The officer then shot him.

Neither the men killed nor the officers involved have been identified.