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Man shot, killed during domestic violence call

A 47-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night by Chickasha police officers responding to a domestic violence situation.

About 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, police arrived at the home where Kevin Samuel Capers was reportedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife, authorities said. Three officers at the scene said they were threatened by Capers, who reportedly refused to drop a knife he had, according to a news release.

Officers opened fire on Capers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chickasha police asked for assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in working the officer-involved shooting.

The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, officials said.


Man shot at west OKC truck stop

A man was shot early Thursday in west Oklahoma City at a truck stop, police Lt. Michelle Henderson said.

The man was shot while inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop at Interstate 40 and N Council Road, police said. The man told authorities a woman approached him and offered sex for money. When he refused, another man approached and shot him, he told police.

No one has been arrested, Henderson said. The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The shooter, described as a white man, and the woman, who also was white, left the scene in a pickup.


2 people shot on Langston campus

Two people suffered gunshot wounds on the Langston University campus early Thursday.

About 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Langston University officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Langston Common Apartments where they found two victims.

One of the victims is a student at Langston University. Both victims were taken to an Oklahoma City hospital to be treated for their injuries.

Authorities said the shooter fled the scene and that they believe the shooting was an isolated incident.

“We do not believe that any other members of the campus community are in harm’s way related to the shooting at this time,” officials said in a news release.

Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are assisting Langston University police with the investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 466-3366 or 800-522-8017.

Staff reports