Police investigate officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa.

Tulsa police said officers and investigators are currently at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the Gilcrease Expressway near the Tulsa International Airport.

Police said just before 9 a.m., an officer was driving down the highway and noticed a man waving a gun on the side of the highway.

Police said officers engaged with the man. The man shot at officers, and one officer returned fire. The suspect was shot in the leg. He was taken into custody and taken to a hospital. No officers were injured.

Officers recovered a gun from the scene with help from a K-9 officer.

Traffic is down to one lane in both directions on the Gilcrease Expressway near the airport. Police ask that you avoid the area if you can while investigators process the scene.