Gunman shot dead by Oklahoma City officer after allegedly opening fire

Correction: The suspect’s name was originally reported as Taun Jackson. It’s actually Twaun Jackson.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City Police Department officer shot a man who allegedly fired a gun when the officer arrived at the man’s whereabouts.

Twaun Jackson, 22, was treated and released from hospital after being shot by the officer Thursday morning.

An Oklahoma City Police Department official told KFOR that Jackson called the police department and reported that he wanted to hurt someone.

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Police attended Jackson’s location, Southwest 84th and South Western Avenue, around 8 a.m. Jackson was pointing a gun and firing when officers arrived, the official said.

An officer fired back, hitting Jackson.

Jackson was held in the Oklahoma County Detention Center upon discharge from hospital.

He is suspected of having fired with intent to kill.