Thursday, April 19, 2012

Anadarko police officer shot and killed himself inside police department

ANADARKO, Okla.April 19 2012 — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says an Anadarko police officer has shot and killed himself inside the city's police department.

The OSBI says 34-year-old Ashley Burrus walked into the department about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, sat in a chair in the lobby and shot himself in the chest. The agency initially spelled the officer's name Burris.

Authorities say Burrus died at the scene.

The OSBI says agents have determined that Burrus was going through undisclosed domestic issues and that Anadarko police asked the agency to investigate.

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