OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Vincense Dewayne Williams Jr., of Oklahoma City, has been identified as the man shot and killed after he was allegedly shooting at vehicles on I-35 in Oklahoma City om Monday.
Oklahoma City police were dispatched at 10:30 a.m. to the area near NE 10th St. and I-35 in reference to a 24-year-old man walking in the southbound lanes shooting at passing vehicles with a handgun.
When police confronted the man, they said he initially dropped the gun and put his hands up, but he picked it back up and faced the officers.
Police say that’s when Sgt. Wesley Parsons and Sgt. Dustin Fulton fired their guns, striking the suspect, reports KFOR.
The suspect was later pronounced dead at the scene.
On Thursday, police identified the suspect as Vincense Dewayne Williams Jr., 24, of Oklahoma City.
There were no reports of any injuries and police say no vehicles were struck.
Geo quick facts: Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It’s known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. The reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial recall the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Survivor Tree, an American elm nearly destroyed in the attack, is also part of the memorial – wikipedia.