• Pittsburg County deputies involved in deadly shooting

    By: Jennah Kester , Alyson Caffrey

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      PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. Quick Facts: -
    • Pittsburg County Deputies were involved in a fatal shooting when they say that they tried to pull over 19-year-old Sayven Rowland just after 7pm on October 11.
    • Pittsburg Co. Sheriff's Department says they were patrolling the area in the town of Pittsburg due to complaints of ATV's driving erratic in the area. 
    • Deputies say they were told that the ATV's were possibly involved in help commit burglaries.
    • Deputies say they tried to pull over an ATV driving illegally  roadway, and then a pursuit happened and it crashed.
    • Deputies say that the suspect refused commands and then produced a firearm, forcing deputies to use deadly force. 
    • Deputies say that 19-year-old Sayven Rowland died at the scene. 
    • Deputies are on routine paid administrative leave. 
    • OSBI is investigating. DOWNLOAD the FOX23 News app for updates sent to your phone.

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